Feb. 10, 2018, Saturday 
10:00am-6:00pm,Luther Jackson Middle School,FREE Admission,See Detail

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the year of Dog

The 11th Annual Chinese New Year Festival will be on Saturday, Feb. 10th, 2018.

 

2016 is the Year of the Dog. We’d like to promote Loyalty in our community. According to Chinese traditional philosophy, Dog is a symbol of Layalty.

Come with you family to celebrate our 11th Annual Chinese New Year Festival and bring Loyalty back with you.

See you on Feb. 10th(Sat.), also, please pass this event information to your friends.
Donations are welcome. All staff for the Chinese New Year Festival are volunteers with one mission: Share Chinese and Asian values and culture with our community and build a more beautiful environment for our children and ourselves. 
Please mail donations to:Asian Community Service Center|2758 Stone Hollow Dr., Vienna, VA 22180
our 501-c(3) Tax ID:#26-0409177

 
Chinese Years, Animals and Dates

The table below shows which animal you are, depending on the year in which you are born. Note: if you were born in January or February you need to check if your birthday was before or after the date of the Chinese New Year (if it was before this day your animal is the one shown for the previous year).

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The Chinese Calendar

Unlike western calendars, the Chinese calendar has names that are repeated every 60 years.  Within the 'Stem-Branch' system is shorter cycle of 12 years denoted by animals:

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The Story of Chinese New Year (年的传说)

 

年 (Nian, Year)

There are many legends that are part of the Chinese culture. Many of them exemplify moral lessons, not so different from Aesop and his fables. One story in particular is the story of Chinese New Years.

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