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The Moon Festival

The second most popular festival after the Chinese New Year, the Mid-Autumn festival (Chung Chou Chi) is one the major festivals of the Chinese calendar. It falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar moon. It is an occasion … Continue reading

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Tangra China Town

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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year or the Lunar New Year, “chun chi” or the Spring Festival download Caleb’s Door is the most important festival in the Chinese calendar. Chun Chi symbolizes the beginning of the year, a signal to a fresh start … Continue reading

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Chinese School in Kolkata

The bachelor society of the Chinese community had to wake up to the needs of women and children when they started appearing in the scene at the beginning of the 20th century. Earlier, when the numbers were small, women and … Continue reading

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Ching Ming Chiet

Ching Ming Ji is a period to remember, honour and pay respect to one’s deceased ancestors and family members. It reinforces filial piety in Chinese society by getting them to make special effort to visit the cemetery to pay their … Continue reading

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Sacred Heart School

The Sacred Heart Chinese School was founded by the late Father C. De Moor, a Jesuit, in the year 1934 35, after he had spent one year in Kwantung (Southern China) to acquaint himself with the language and customs of … Continue reading

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Ng Nyat Chiet

Ng Nyat Chiet falls on the fifth day of the fifth moon in the Chinese lunar calendar. The festival is held to commemorate the death of Wat Yuen, a Chinese poet and patriot. This festival is called Ng Yuet Chi … Continue reading

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Chien Kuo School

Three schools in Cheenapara Chan Wah, Chung San and Man Chung – joined together in 1943 to build one school called the TChien Kuo (also called Kin Kwok school in Cantonese). With some help from the Chinese embassy, smaller associations … Continue reading

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