Tag Archives: Chinese Culture

Wai Yee Hong, Chinese New Year 2016

Chinese New Year Dancers

Despite forecasts of gale force winds and heavy rain, hundreds of visitors came out to enjoy the festivities to welcome in the Year of the Monkey. Thanks to everyone who braved the horrible weather to be with us.


FoodLover Magazine – Jan 2016

Food Lover Magazine January 2016

If you picked up a copy of FoodLover Magazine recently, you may have seen our piece on Chinese New Year traditions and the important of different types of foods at this time of year.

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!