Chinese New Year

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Chinese New Year 2013 Twitter Roundup

Chinese New Year 2013 is under way, starting earlier today in America. We took to Twitter to find the most interesting, funniest, coolest Tweets to share with our friends. Check them out along with our commentary below!

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Happy Chinese New Year 2013

Red Envelopes for Chinese New Year

It’s that wonderful time of year again — Chinese New Year 2013 is coming February 10!

Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is the centuries-old tradition celebrating the new year in the Chinese lunar calendar. It begins with the first day of the first month in this calendar, and continues until the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the holiday. With so many days involved, it’s easy to see why this is the longest holiday in Chinese culture.

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Chinese School in New Jersey Celebrates 50 Years

For five decades, Mid-Jersey Chinese School has helped teach Chinese culture and language to children across central New Jersey, turning 50 years old this Chinese New Year.

The school has invited members of the local community to join in a large celebration showcasing the school’s contributions, according to East Brunswick Patch.

We at Chinese Fridge were very impressed to learn that the school offers three varieties of language classes for K-12 students — classes for heritage speakers who speak Chinese at home, kids who don’t speak Chinese at home and those who want to learn Cantonese.

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