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Inspiration of the 2017 Lunar New Year

Did you know that the Lunar New Year celebration for almost 4 billion Asians is way more significant than the first day of the Gregorian calendar? Did you know that January 28, 2017 marks the beginning of the New Year of the Rooster? Did you know what rooster symbolizes? The rooster which symbolizes honesty is the 10th among the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac (rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig). He is a true friend who has been accompanying Asian farmers for several thousand years. His former role as an “alarm clock” in a traditional agricultural society was greatly appreciated. Numerous Chinese expressions and proverbs were thus created about the rooster, here is my favourite one: 聞雞起舞 wén jī...

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