Tag Archives: Calendar

Yu’s Garden Wishes You Double Happiness on Valentine’s Day

In Chinese culture, the most important symbol for a young couple on their wedding day is the Double Happiness Character, stemming from a romantic centuries-old folk story. It is told that a young man was on his way to the … Continue reading

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Happy 2015 From Yu’s New Beijing in Glen Ellyn, Illinois!

Happy 2015 from Yu’s New Beijing Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn, IL! Although Chinese New Year–the Year of the Sheep–won’t start until February 19, 2015–we wanted to wish you a Happy 2015 New Year.  The sheep (goat, or ram) is … Continue reading

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Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant Invites You to Celebrate Winter Solstice

As the days get shorter and we draw nearer to Christmas here in the U.S., the people of East Asia–especially China, get ready to celebrate Winter Solstice.  Although we give it a passing nod here, it is one of the … Continue reading

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Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn Invites You to Enjoy the Dragon Boat Festival

It’s getting to that time of the year when you either want to be in a boat or be watching boats as they cruise by, so Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn would like to introduce you to the … Continue reading

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Zodiac Signs of the Chinese Lunar Calendar

Chinese Calendar The Chinese calendar has a sixty year cycle originating back to 2637 BC when we see the first record of the Calendar in Oracle Bones. The calendar is made up of two parts; the first being the heavenly … Continue reading

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新年快樂 Welcome to the Year of the Dragon 龍年

January 23, 2012 marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year–the Lunar New Year celebrated in China and countries that are closely associated with it.  It is also known as the Spring Festival as it marks the beginning of spring.  … Continue reading

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