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Chinese New Year Overview

As an aspiring event planner and admirer of learning about different cultures, I chose to research the Chinese New Year. Going into the research behind the Chinese New Year, I knew almost nothing and learned a substantial amount, educating me about the types of celebratory cultures customary to China. Learning about traditions from other cultures provides […]



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Buddhism in America and its Influence

Abstract For this project, I would be creating a short magazine in a format such as National Geographic. The topic I’ll be focusing on will be about the religions in China and more importantly how it was spread to the U.S and altered by the new environment. Even today, we notice how great of an […]



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Sacred After Death

Across the world there are so many ways in which the living honor the dead China is no exception. This says a lot about the culture in China because being honored in death is just as if not more important than honor in life. You can look at our customs here for a funeral and […]



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Spirit Money

For my final project, I decided to take a deeper look at the various forms and uses of “spirit money.” With this I was able to learn the history of this practice, what it is, and all of the different uses it falls under in Chinese customs. Spirit money, or “money for the dead” is […]



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