Posts tagged Korean New Year

Happy Year of the Golden Fire on Wate...

Happy Year of the Golden Fire on Water Pig
Happy Chinese New Year and Seol Nal!  (Seol Nal is the Korean name for the lunar new year.)  This is the Year of the Pig, but not just any ol’ Pig Year.  Depending on who you talk to, it’s either the Year of the Golden Pig, Year of the Fire Pig, or Year of the Fire Pig that falls on a water element.  It is such a special lunar ye [...]

Xin Nian Kuai Le!

Happy Chinese New Year!  It’s also Seol-nal, or Korean New Year.  Both holidays are based on the lunar calendar.  This year is the Year of the Dog in the Chinese Zodiac, the 7th year in the current 60-year cycle.  As a Dog, I’m happy that my year has come once again.  However, I am also reminded that I’m getting older and h [...]