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  • Difference Between Chinese New Year And The Lunar Calendar

    Chinese New Year celebrates new year in Lunar Calendar, and the day of Lunar Calendar that celebrates Chinese New Year is different every year. Chinese New Year usually occurs in February. Chinese New Year is the most important day for Chinese people. Most Chinese people would go back to their hometown to celebrate this traditional day especially the elder Chinese people since they really want to meet with their families. In China most people go to the other cities to find better jobs. It is hard to communicate with family when they work in other cities. Phone calls may be good ways to communicate, but face to face talking is better than using phones since it is needed to show the respect to each other, and people will know how you’re feeling about any topic. The difference between Chinese New Year and other holidays is no matter how far you live, you must go back home and spend time with your family. Even though my father and mother have jobs and live in America, they take vacations and go back to China to celebrate this special day because Chinese New Year is the only time that their brothers and sisters have time to sit down and communicate with each other. Since I had school during Chinese New Year, I went to Oakland China Town to celebrate Chinese New Year. On February 10 2013, I remember that was the first year I lived in America, and I woke up at 4 a.m. because the U.S. and China are in different time zones. It was 8 p.m. in China. I used video chat with my parents.…

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  • White Color Symbolism

    America, white color in China symbolizes misfortune and only used when person who pass away. However, red color is more likely to use that come from a worship of Apollo-- the red sun which always bring harvest. That's why red color in Chinese become a symbol of good luck, health, honor and happiness. At traditional Chinese wedding, everything is red, the bride wears an embroidered gown, a Phoenix coronet shawl on bead and a red scarf. Phoenix patterns on the clothing are indispensable in China's…

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  • The Mid-Autumn Festival In My Family

    The Mid-autumn Festival is an important holiday for Chinese people and I would like to discuss the meal on the Mid-autumn Festival in my family. The festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month in the Chinese lunar calendar. Traditionally, the meal is used to celebrate harvest because many crops, such as corn, sweet potatoes, rice, beans, and peanut, are harvested in autumn. Today, more and more people do not plant crops and the meal is gradually becoming a get-together meal for…

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  • Useless Film Analysis

    The film Useless by Jia Zhang-ke is a film like nothing I have ever seen before. The film is one in which Zhang-ke explores the many realities of Chinese culture; the culture that the Chinese receive from elsewhere, the culture that has been created by the exploitation of the working class, and Chinese culture from the perspective of the outsider (the viewer). By exploring three features of the clothing industry in China, Jia delicately explores the monetary and imaginative options of not just…

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  • A Pair Of Tickets By Amy Tan Essay

    The Chinese Struggle: Through Amy Tan’s Stories Amy Tan was born in Oakland, California after her parents migrated from China in the 1940’s (Beaty, Jerome, and Paul Hunter 10). Her parents wanted her to have an American lifestyle and a Chinese character. As a child, Amy Tan struggled with accepting her Asian appearance and heritage. She remembers trying to belong and ashamed of being different. After winning an essay contest at the age of 8, she continued to follow her dream of becoming a…

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  • Media Industry In China Case Study

    released by SARFT (The State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television), the population coverage rate of Chinese television programmes is about 98.42%. China has more than 1900 television channels overall and the audience ratings suggest that users watch television for more than three hours per day. Therefore, China 's television industry and Chinese audiences are closely interrelated. Even though the television industry developed rapidly in China, it is still considered to have a lack of…

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  • Chinese Culture Analysis

    1) I am Vietnamese born Chinese; therefore, Chinese culture takes some place in my family culture, including food culture. My grandfather and grandmother were born in China. In 1958, they migrated to Vietnam to develop their business in this country, so my family culture is mixing between Vietnamese and Chinese culture. Therefore, my family loves to travel to China and we also celebrate most of the Chinese holidays, such as Chinese New Year, Mid-Autumn Festival, and other celebrations. My…

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  • Pepsi Vs China Comparative Analysis Essay

    comparative analysis between Pepsi’s TV advertisements in China and the US will help to demonstrate both the differences and similarities of marketing presentation and examine the effectiveness of the market communication. By applying Hofstede’s framework on dimensions of cultural variability, these two ads reflect fundamentally different cultures and further prove the importance of tailoring the marketing strategy accordingly to fit the culture. The Chinese Pepsi ad depicts a story that a…

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  • Nameless Aunt Analysis

    case, utterly erased from memory. Her father 's sister committed suicide after all of the villagers in her rural Chinese village destroyed their home, taking the baby along with her. Then her name is forgotten, her line is severed, and she is denied the sacred burial rites of the Chinese. Kingston reflects on this harsh treatment and wonders at how her aunt was impregnated. Was it rape? Or love? Kingston considers the effect Chinese society had on her aunt 's situation and tries to imagine…

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  • Paragraph About Chinese New Year

    Chinese New Year The Chinese New Year is a very important celebration in China or the “Lunar New Year” as it’s called in other Asian countries. The Chinese New Year is the fifteen day of the lunisolar calendar this calendar method is based on the moons orbit around the earth while our calendar is based on the earth orbiting around the sun. The lunar New Years falls on the first new moon between January twenty-one and February twenty. It has been a tradition for centuries, it began back in the…

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