May Chinese New Year signal a fresh start

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People gather and converse over traditional Chinese food, celebrating the new start.

Fortnite may be receiving a Lunar New Year event following an image released on the game's Chinese website, as Twitter user FireMonkeyFN posted the image and looped video from the site for everyone to take a look at.

A growing number of Chinese are also choosing to travel overseas, booking family trips to Thailand, Japan, and other top destinations.

When midnight passes, people go to a local temple to burn the new year's first essence, and ring the bell, praying for health and the safety of their families.

Dunedin Chinese Gardens Trust chairman Malcolm Wong welcomed the crowd to the Year of the Pig, an animal which deputy mayor Chris Staynes said was a symbol of wealth and good fortune. "I guess most of the Filipinos have never seen this type of martial arts, therefore I performed Bajiquan boxing to let them know more about Chinese martial arts", Hu said.

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"In this new year, let us join hands to build a peaceful and prosperous world for all, leaving no one behind", he said.

"But now numerous customs have been abandoned, especially in cities".

She moved to Dunedin four years ago to be with her son, who is studying at the University of Otago, and is now an worldwide student herself.

The film, which will be subtitled in English, will screen in areas with high concentrations of Chinese-American consumers such as Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. "Some later built a replica of "old streets" to attract tourists, but it's not the same". She has brought this tradition to her new home in Richmond.

"I think it's really important for the community because it's a way for the community to come together".

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