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Lunar New Year Guide

Marking the first day of the year of the Chinese lunar calendar, the Chinese Spring Festival or Lunar New Year follows a tradition dating back more than 4,000 years. Originally tied to the lunar-solar Chinese calendar, the holiday remains the most important and economic holiday in China…

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    In celebration of the 2018 Chinese Lunar New Year, German sports apparel manufacturer, Adidas has released a collection of limited edition sneakers. Consisting of the EQT Support ADV, Superstar, Campus and NMD R2 silhouettes, the “Chinese New Year” collection takes inspiration from four Chinese blessings.......

  • 2018 Portland International Film Festival

    Celebrating its 41st year, the 2018 Portland International Film Festival (PIFF) is the biggest film event in Oregon. Spanning across three weeks in February (February 15 – March 1, 2018), PIFF will host nearly 100 feature films and 60 short films from over 30 countries around......

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    American soft drink manufacturer, Coca-Cola has recently released its latest flavor to the Japanese market. Called Coca-Cola Peach, the limited edition flavor coincides with Japan’s Hinamatsuri “Doll Festival,” which is celebrated on March 3 every year. The flavor is described as having the same great Coca-Cola taste......

  • 2018 London Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration

    Continuing its annual tradition, the 2018 London Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration is the largest Chinese New Year celebration held outside of Asia. Running February 18, 2018, the London Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration has become an integral part of the London event calendar and......

  • Nike Celebrates Lunar New Year with Air Force 1 Low “LNY”

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  • H Mart Coming to Austin

    New Jersey-based Asian supermarket chain, H Mart is set to open its first flagship location in Austin, Texas. Located near Austin’s Lakeline Mall in Northwest Austin, the 68,000-square-foot retail space will feature all of the brand’s Korean-inspired high-quality pantry items, as well as ready-to-serve dishes.......

  • 2018 Seattle Asian American Film Festival

    Celebrating its 6th year, the 2018 Seattle Asian American Film Festival (SAAFF) is a unique showcase of cinema by northwest Asian American filmmakers. Running February 22-25, 2018 SAAFF continues to seek out, develop and promote Asian American artists with a commitment to original and innovative......

  • Tartine Bakery Coming to Seoul

    San Francisco-based French-style bakery, Tartine is set to open its first flagship store in Seoul, South Korea. Located in Seoul’s sophisticated neighborhood of Hannam Dong, the location will be led by award-winning pastry chef Hyunhee Lee and Edward Lee, co-founder of Baroque Bakery and Buzza......

  • 2018 UVSA Tet Festival

    Celebrating its 37th year, the 2018 UVSA Tet Festival in Southern California is the world’s largest Tet Festival outside of Vietnam. Running February 16-18, 2018, the festival hosted by the Union of Vietnamese Student Associations (UVSA) and takes aim at preserving the Vietnamese culture with......