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Chinese New Year Traditions In The Modern Age

The Chinese New Year is a fantastical celebration full of rich, vibrant culture and traditions. This celebration is also known as the Spring Festival, and remains the most important social and economic holiday in Chinese culture. It is a fifteen day celebration filled with food, family, and ancient traditions like; decorations, and spiritual cleansing. The […]

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The “Krampuslauf” – A Tradition with Roots in Pre-Christian Austria

(This is a brief test post by a Core professor.) “St. Nick” comes to Austrian children sooner than he comes to American children. On St. Nicholas Day, which is December 6th, St. Nicholas visits Austrian homes, bringing candy for good children. However, he doesn’t come accompanied by reindeer in Austria – rather, his companion is […]

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