The Legend Behind Chinese New Year

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Athough the Chinese word, “nian” means “year,” the word comes from an ancient legend about a ferocious, horned monster that preyed on people, especially on new year’s eve. He would destroy crops, devour livestock, and kill people. Here’s a magnificent retelling of the story: One Spring Festival Eve, villagers of Taohua (Peach Blooms) Village were … Read more The Legend Behind Chinese New Year