1月23日は中国旧正月でした。今年は辰年。「昇り竜」と云われ、竜は天に昇る。どうか「上昇の年」になりますように。 Chinese New Year, Sea Empress: It was Chinese New Year on Jan. 23, 2012. This year is year of Dragon. Dragon will climb up to Heaven. Hopefully it will be a soaring successful year.
麒麟（キリン）の彫刻。左がメス、右がオス。顔は龍に似て、牛の尾と馬の蹄をもつ。麒麟は豊かさをもたらす縁起ものだそう。 The Qilin (麒麟) is a mythical hooved Chinese chimerical creature known throughout various East Asian cultures． It is a good omen that brings rui ( 瑞; pinyin: ruì; roughly translated as "prosperity"). The left is female, and the right is male Qilin.
There were several events to celebrate Chinese New Year last weekend. If you missed them, there is another Chinese New Year festival event in LA China Town this weekend.
2012 Los Angeles Chinese New Year Festival 2012年ロサンゼルス中華新年祭 http://everythinghapa.com/archives/5338 Celebrating its 113th year, the 2012 Los Angeles Chinese New Year Festival kicks off the Year of the Dragon in a big way with the nation’s largest Lunar New Year Festival. Taking place January 28 & 29th, 2012 in Los Angeles’ Chinatown, the festival features the Golden Dragon Parade featuring cultural performances by some of the nation’s best Chinese acts, hundreds of spectacular floats in addition to performances by local LA bands and musical groups.
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