Lunar New Year 2015 celebrated by families with children adopted from China

Parents with children adopted from China are taking advantage of this weekend's Lunar New Year festivities to help their kids connect with their cultural heritage.

Lunar New Year customs symbolize lucky start to the year

Traditional foods, gift-giving and other customs are a vital part of the Lunar New Year. Chinese food writer Stephanie Yuen explains some of the customs that represent the discarding of the old, and the rebooting of the new.

How Lunar New Year red envelopes can teach kids to manage their money

On the Coast finance columnist Mark Ting says Lunar New Year traditions like 'lucky money' red envelopes can be a great chance to teach kids about managing their money.

Weekend events in Metro Vancouver, Feb. 20 - 22

This weekend, it's all about Lunar New Year, weddings and wine!

New Chinese restaurants in Richmond indulge big spenders at Lunar New Year

The latest trend in Chinese cuisine in Richmond, B.C. has new restaurants catering to extremely expensive tastes during the busy Lunar New Year season.

Lunar New Year 2015: Five events to check out in Richmond, B.C.

Want to celebrate the Chinese New Year but not sure where to start? Try a temple fair at a winery, a traditional lion dance or a jaw-dropping martial arts demonstration.


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Celebrating Lunar Year 2015

From the little red envelopes to the food tossing ceremony and even fortune telling, Shane Foxman explores what makes the Lunar New Year special.

Year of the Sheep: Lunar New Year celebrated across Asia

People across Asia ring in the Year of the Sheep with friends and family with celebrations, parades and feasting. Thursday, the first day of the Lunar New Year, is a public holiday in many countries with large Chinese populations.


Chinese New Year's effects felt around the world

As China has gained economic influence, the Chinese New Year holiday, which has enormous cultural significance in the Chinese-speaking world, has become more prominent. Here is how it ripples around the world:

Lunar New Year: Predictions for Year of the Sheep (or Ram, or Goat)

Chinese astrology consultant Sonia Tan on implications of Year of the Sheep (or Ram, or Goat)