According to the Chinese Calendar 2008 began on February 7. The Chinese New Year commenced with a 15-Day Celebration.
Do you think you could endure all the festivities of these family affairs? Wu Zhi or The Year of The Rat also welcomes The Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games. Ancient Beijing has been rejuvenating for the sports and venues in the preparatory work for the Games.
Exploring Chinese cuisine is a true science as well as a sensation of colour, shape, aroma and taste. The curriculum developed at Cornell University East Asia Program will start you on your culinary adventure into Chinese food culture.
This video from Reuters Resources offers an interesting alternative to chicken and pork dishes using three common spices. Have a try and enjoy the delicacy while benefiting from the nourishment. For pregnant women this is an amazing experience.
China: The Year of The Rat