The Year of The Monkey

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CITY IMAGES wishes all of you health, happiness & success in the New Year of the Monkey" - Lunar New Year.

Asians who embrace their roots and culture are forming their own relationship with the Lunar New Year, a holiday that’s in the midst of becoming an Asian American festival. They puzzle through the holiday’s exacting customs as a celebration of ethnic pride rather than out of adherence to superstitions about luck.

This holiday has “Buddhist, Confucian and Daoist traditions that are embraced and adapted through 5,000 years of Chinese culture. Not only China, but folks in many other Asian nations are also celebrating. This year, the official new year begins on ‎Monday, 8 February, but The Year of The Monkey celebrations are already underway.

Chinese New Year 2016: The Year of the Monkey - everything you need to know | via @Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/12140520/chinese-ne...

What the Chinese lunar new year can teach you about your finances http://www.cbc.ca/1.3428585

Chinese Cities Ban Lunar New Year Fireworks as Smog Precaution http://bloom.bg/1K2ab1B via @business

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Happy New Year

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My wife Yirong prepared today's meal feast to celebrate The New Year of Monkey with friends and neighbors.

She produces an Asian spread of traditional Chinese foods and talks about her culture.

Today's special event will also include Karaoke for attendees to our New Years celebration.

To learn more about Chinese New Year, please watch it here:

https://youtu.be/yCAEnY-LQF8

http://www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/special-report/chinese-new-year/

http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/year-of-the-monkey-chinese-new-year-dos-and-do...

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Monkey Year

Metal is connected to gold. Water is connected to wisdom and danger. Therefore, we will deal with more financial events in the year of the Monkey. Monkey is a smart, naughty, wily and vigilant animal. If you want to have good return for your money investment, then you need to outsmart the Monkey. Metal is also connected to the Wind.Male Fire is connected to Monkey. Therefore, 2016 is the Red Fire Monkey... Is everybody ready to celebrate The Year of The Monkey? https://youtu.be/jpLVyZVRw3w