Happy Chinese New Year 2017!

Happy New Year!

Tomorrow is the new year according to the Chinese lunar calendar! Traditionally, families get together to celebrate and bring in the new year with lucky food and red pocket money so that the rest of the year will be prosperous and happy.  Homes are cleaned to sweep out the bad luck before the year starts and many decorate their houses with red paper cutouts, banners and special New Year paintings with good luck sayings.  Each lunar year is on a twelve month cycle ...