Christian Louboutin unveils lunar-inspired capsule collection for Spring/Summer 2016

Christian Louboutin unveils lunar-inspired capsule collection for Spring/Summer 2016

(Relaxnews) – Christian Louboutin has revealed a new Spring/Summer 2016 collection inspired by the power of the moon. The “Clair de Lune” capsule collection features styles for both men and women, with each style adorned with crystals in a prism of rich, sparking colors. Gems used include ruby, rose and tangerine, contrasted against a cooler […]

08.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden, Lunar New Year ·
Celebrate Lunar New Year of The Monkey with lucky red envelopes promo, lion dance at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Celebrate Lunar New Year of The Monkey with lucky red envelopes promo, lion dance at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Lucky Red Envelopes Swipe & Win To enhance the festive atmosphere at the property, Pechanga lets players become even luckier with the “Lucky Red Envelopes” promotion this February. On Tuesdays and Thursdays in February from 1:00p.m. to 9:00p.m., Pechanga Club Card holders can swipe their member card at kiosks across from the Pechanga Box Office […]

Limited edition ‘Year Of The Monkey’ collection

Limited edition ‘Year Of The Monkey’ collection

The collection features exclusive Asian tea-inspired chocolates  and kicks off the chocolatier’s 90th Anniversary New York (Jan. 11, 2016) – In celebration of Lunar New Year, legendary Belgian chocolatier GODIVA debuted the Year of the Monkey collection in North America. Building off of the success of its previous Lunar New Year collections, including last year’s […]

15.01.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Holidays, Lunar New Year, Offers, Promotions ·
Millions in China on the move after Lunar New Year

Millions in China on the move after Lunar New Year

(Beijing, China-AFP) – Vast numbers of Chinese were heading back to their workplaces Tuesday as the Lunar New Year holiday drew to a close, with state media reporting a record near-10 million railway trips expected. Chinese tradition dictates families gather in their home towns before the annual celebrations begin — on February 19 this year. […]

25.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Holidays, Lunar New Year ·
Food and wine pairings for the Chinese New Year table

Food and wine pairings for the Chinese New Year table

(Relaxnews) – In honor of the Chinese New Year this Thursday, February 19, foodies around the world are planning Asian-themed dinner party menus for the weekend. But what is the best type of wine to serve with Peking duck, spring rolls or steamed dumplings? Finding the perfect wines to serve with Asian cuisine is often […]

19.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Holidays, Home & Garden, Lunar New Year ·
Asia rings in Year of the Sheep with fireworks, festivities

Asia rings in Year of the Sheep with fireworks, festivities

(Beijing-AFP) – Fireworks illuminated the skies across China as millions around Asia ushered in the Year of the Sheep on Thursday, kicking off festivities with an annual televised gala that got a thumbs down on social media for heavy Communist Party propaganda. Wednesday night, or Lunar New Year’s eve, was marked by loud booms as […]

19.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Holidays, Lunar New Year ·
China’s Web giants do battle over ‘hong bao’ ahead of New Year

China’s Web giants do battle over ‘hong bao’ ahead of New Year

(Beijing-AFP) – The Chinese tradition of giving gifts of money in red envelopes at Lunar New Year has turned into big business for Web giants Alibaba and Tencent, which now both offer electronic “hong bao”. At the end of each lunar year, it is customary in China to give children hong bao — small sums […]

Big Yang Theory: Chinese year of the sheep or the goat?

Big Yang Theory: Chinese year of the sheep or the goat?

By Fran WANG Beijing, China | AFP |  – Sheep or goat? China’s coming lunar new year has stirred a debate over which zodiac creature is the correct one – but Chinese folklorists dismiss the fixation on animals as missing the point. Traditional astrology in China attaches different animal signs to each lunar year in […]

16.02.2015 · Filled under: Holidays, Lunar New Year, World News ·
Mulberry celebrates Chinese New Year with limited edition handbag

Mulberry celebrates Chinese New Year with limited edition handbag

(Relaxnews) – In honor of the Chinese New Year on February 19, the British brand has come out with a limited edition of its famous Cara Delevingne handbag, created in a tie-up with the supermodel. Handmade by the artisans in Mulberry’s workshops, this quilted handbag is made of Nappa lambskin dyed bright red in honor […]

06.02.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden, Lunar New Year ·
Chocolate makers try to charm Chinese with lunar new year bonbons

Chocolate makers try to charm Chinese with lunar new year bonbons

(Relaxnews) – Though Chinese consumers are known for lacking a sweet tooth, premium chocolate makers are hoping to cash in on the tradition of gift giving over the lunar new year with a slew of limited edition, commemorative gift sets. The Chinese may have enthusiastically taken up Western food trends like coffee, wine, and fast […]

04.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Holidays, Home & Garden, Lunar New Year ·
What to eat to usher in wealth and prosperity for Chinese New Year

What to eat to usher in wealth and prosperity for Chinese New Year

(Relaxnews) – As the biggest holiday on the Asian calendar approaches, households around the world are stocking their pantries and fridges full of foods like oranges, dried coconut, noodles and whole fish to ensure an auspicious beginning to the lunar New Year. Celebrate the year of the horse with some of these foods and dishes […]

How the world will fete Chinese New Year

How the world will fete Chinese New Year

(Relaxnews) – From London to Dubai, the world is poised to throw the second big new year party of the year, with the Chinese lunar festival set to kick off this week. Festivities are being planned the world over to help ring in the lunar new year, celebrated not only by the Chinese but also […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Holidays, Home & Garden, Lunar New Year ·
China’s Baidu paints New Year travel map from mobiles

China’s Baidu paints New Year travel map from mobiles

(BEIJING-AFP) – Pale blue, fibre-optic-like lines linking dots in an outline of China emerging from darkness — technology giant Baidu has launched an astronomical chart-style image of the country’s New Year travels. The chart, tracking the mobile phone data of travellers using Baidu’s map service, is a visual representation of the world’s largest annual human […]

China gears up for peak New Year travel period

China gears up for peak New Year travel period

(BEIJING-AFP) – China was gearing up Saturday for the peak travel period of the world’s largest annual human migration as the Spring Festival national holidays draws near. Hundreds of millions of migrant workers will return home to their backwater towns and rural villages before the Lunar New Year, which falls this year on January 31. […]

25.01.2014 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Lunar New Year ·
Puma celebrates Chinese New Year

Puma celebrates Chinese New Year

(Relaxnews) – To celebrate the 2014 Chinese New Year, Puma has released a “Year Of The Horse” collection. The four-sneaker pack features two colorways in two suede styles — the Puma Suede Mid and the Puma Suede Low — all packaged in a special box. The new designs feature Chinese symbols and “pay respect to […]

13.01.2014 · Filled under: Holidays, Lunar New Year, Sports & Recreation ·
Apple sets the date for its Asia Red Friday sale

Apple sets the date for its Asia Red Friday sale

(Relaxnews) – The annual event designed to celebrate the Lunar New Year will take place on January 10. On that date, and for one day only, the Apple website and official Apple Stores in Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand are expected to offer generously discounted Macs, iPods, iPads and accessories. Expect quantities […]

China ends Lunar New Year with molten metal showers

China ends Lunar New Year with molten metal showers

(Nuanquan, China-AFP) – Fireworks lit up the sky across China on Sunday and straw-hatted farmers in one village hurled molten metal into the air, as the country marked the end of Lunar New Year festivities. China’s Lantern Festival traditionally signals the close of just over two weeks of rest and feasting during the Lunar New […]

25.02.2013 · Filled under: Art, Asian News, Lunar New Year ·
Pechanga Resort & Casino give away $100,000 “Lucky Red Envelope” for Lunar New Year

Pechanga Resort & Casino give away $100,000 “Lucky Red Envelope” for Lunar New Year

In celebration of the Lunar New Year, Pechanga Resort & Casino will be holding numerous of New Year celebration events. To enhance the festive mood on property, Pechanga promotes the “Blackjack, Pai Gow Poker and Baccarat Table Games Prize Drawings” and the “Lucky Red Envelope” drawing. From Monday, February 4th to Friday, February 22nd, at […]

15.02.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings, Lunar New Year, Promotions ·
All aboard as millions race home for China’s biggest holiday

All aboard as millions race home for China’s biggest holiday

(Gongxian, China-AFP) – Pushing through scores of passengers in the aisle of a cramped train at Beijing West station, Chen Guolan could barely contain her excitement at joining the world’s largest annual human migration. “I have been so busy working away all year, and now I will soon be seeing my family,” she said to […]

08.02.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Lunar New Year ·
Millions head home for China annual migration

Millions head home for China annual migration

(BEIJING-AFP) – Hundreds of millions of people across China are squeezing into packed train carriages and buses to travel home for the Lunar New Year, in the world’s largest annual movement of people. A total of 3.4 billion trips will be made over the holiday period, official media estimates, including hundreds of millions of migrant […]

07.02.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Lunar New Year ·
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