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Why You Will Find These 5 Foods in a Chinese Houses during CNY

Chinese New Year is the biggest event in China and some Asian countries. This year it will fall on 1st February and usually it ends on the Lantern Festival, two weeks after CNY. This year the calendar aligns with the tiger zodiac of the water element which signifies strength. Like any holiday, Chinese New Year has many traditions such as dragon dances and fireworks displays as well as the food. Here are the 5 foods that are associated with Chinese New Year and its meaning. If you were curious about our selections of numbers. That is because in Chinese culture, the number 5 is closely related to Wu Xing. Wu Xing is a five element natural phenomenon; metal, wood, water,...

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