Community Herald: Ringing in the Year of the Horse

Chinese New Year Article
Chinese New Year Article

Chinese Maritimers preparing to ring in the Year of the Horse, with special feasts and local celebration.

The idea of a good house clean to sweep away old energy and welcome in good luck and new energy is one way Chinese people prepare for the two week celebration.

I had the pleasure of learning traditions and legends from a local pro, Dakai Maritimes publisher Meng Zhao.

Here’s the story.

Meng Zhao holding shitake mushrooms, aka 'flower mushrooms'
Meng Zhao holding shitake mushrooms, aka ‘flower mushrooms’

One thought on “Community Herald: Ringing in the Year of the Horse”

  1. Reblogged this on nova0000scotia and commented:
    So awesome and so beautiful- check it out folks and take part… and bring your kids and grannies and grandpas… they’ll love u 4 it…

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