Happy Chinese New Year and Lunar New Year to those who celebrate!

a wooden dragon

Happy Chinese New Year, Lunar New Year, Tujia New Year, Tsagaan Sar, Hmong New Year, Ryukyu New Year, Korean New Year, and Vietnamese New Year to those who celebrate, in whatever way you celebrate, and in whatever name you call it around the world!

It’s the Year of the Dragon—the Wood Dragon to be specific—and a particularly lucky time as The Smithsonian discussed in their latest piece. People Magazine also looked at the year ahead and what it could mean for you, and South China Morning Post was kind enough to put together a guide of essential reads including lucky foods and traditions for this Chinese New Year.

Language Log also collected some Lunar New Year’s greetings (and here’s the second one)

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