Celebrated Chinese New Year and the Year of the Ram at West Edmonton Mall. This two-day event featured a marketplace plus a showcase of Chinese performers. The Edmonton Chinatown Multicultural Centre also celebrating 30 years in Edmonton and hosted the annual celebration and festival as a way to increase understanding and promote an appreciation of Chinese culture.
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Zu Lai is an amazing chinese budhist temple. It is located about 45 minutes from Sao Paulo. The Zu Lai temple is a Mahayana Buddhist monastery. It provides a place for visitors to enjoy nature and get in touch with their spirituality. There a perfect little Buddha sculptures if you walk down the steps from the temple showing the Buddha doing different daily activities and growing older.
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Chinese New Year begins according to the Chinese calendar which consists of both Gregorian and lunar-solar calendar systems. Because the track of the new moon changes from year to year, Chinese New Year can begin anytime between late January and mid-February. The Lunar New Year is the biggest and the most significant celebration in China being observed worldwide by the Chinese. Each year in the Chinese calendar has a corresponding zodiac animal, and today marks the turnover from the Year of the Snake to the Year of the Horse.
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Wong Tai Sin Temple is one of the most famous shrines in Hong Kong. It is dedicated to Wong Tai Sin, or the Great Immortal Wong. For 100 million Hong Kong dollars (US$13 million), the 90-year-old temple created a underground prayer room. It is decked with gold and marble and equipped with LED lights and motion detectors. Sik Sik Yuen, the Taoist organization that runs the temple charges each visitor a HK$100 entrance fee, considered a high price for a place of worship. Another HK$300 is needed if you want to make a wish to a deity in the Taoist traditional manner.
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