Chinese New Year

January 20, 2023
Photo of the rabbit for Chinese New Year
“The rabbit is a very strong symbol for peace.”

The Chinese Lunar New Year begins on Sunday and last for 15 days. The Year of the Rabbit represents empathy, compassion and reflection: “There needs to be a moment of introspection and thoughtfulness in being, in action, and for the intention of long-term success. You’re going to be much more conservative and reflective in your decision-making” says Prof. Lee. New Year celebrations will cause an estimated 2 billion trips in China alone – raising some concerns about COVID cases as China has recently experienced a surge in cases and a drop in restrictions.

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