Tag Archives: Chinese Culture

Chinese New Year 2016, Bristol

Chinese New Year celebrations

Bristol’s best Chinese New Year celebrations start at 11.30am, on Saturday 6th February 2016, when we welcome the energetic and mischievous Year of the Monkey at Wai Yee Hong!


Chinese Zodiac – Year of the Monkey

Year of the Monkey

Those born under the Monkey sign are said to be intelligent and creative. Their wisdom and charisma means that they often make good leaders, but they can also be egotistical and snobby.

Origami Wishing Stars

Origami Wishing Stars

Ever wanted a wish to come true? Fold these origami wishing stars to help you on your way. The more you fold, the more chance your wish will come true!


Qixi – The Weaver Girl and the Cowherd

Qixi is a Chinese festival celebrated on the 7th day of the 7th moon, when couples gaze up to see star-crossed lovers, Niulang and Zhinu in the heavens.

Lao Gan Ma – China’s Chilli Sauce

Lao Gan Ma

The origin of Lao Gan Ma is a real rags-to riches story, with the company’s founder Tao Huabi bearing many hardships and challenges on her way to becoming one of the most famous faces in China.


Wisdom Path, Hong Kong

Wisdom Path, Hong Kong

The Wisdom Path is a short walk from the Big Buddha in the hills of Ngong Ping, and provides a quiet respite from the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong

#ILoveCNY Competition Winners

ILoveCNY prizes

Thank-you to all of you who entered our #ILoveCNY competition. We really enjoyed looking through your pictures and seeing what Chinese New Year meant to you all.


Dumpling Workshop – Bristol Food Connections

Chinese Dumplings - Jiaozi

Wai Yee Hong are proud to announce that we’ll be joining forces with Bishopston Supper Club to host a dumpling-making workshop as part of the Bristol Food Connections festival!

Yusheng – Chinese New Year

Yusheng for Chinese New Year

Yusheng is a raw fish salad comprising of shredded vegetables, fruit, various condiments and strips of raw fish. The dish has been popularised as a cultural activity to celebrate Chinese New Year in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.


Jamie Magazine Feb 2015

Jamie Magazine February 2015

We are delighted to be included in Jamie Magazine as a site worth looking at for Oriental supplies. WaiYeeHong.com was listed alongside Yang Sing restaurant, and School of Wok cookery school.