Tag Archives: Chinese Culture

OCA Chinese New Year Gala 2015

OCA Chinese New Year 2015

Wai Yee Hong was a proud sponsor of the Overseas Chinese Association Chinese New Year charity gala. All monies raised go towards providing services for the local Chinese community.

 

Wai Yee Hong, Chinese New Year 2015

Chinese New Year celebrations

Thank-you to the many hundreds of visitors who came out to celebrate Chinese New Year with us on 21st Feb 2015! This year, we welcomed the Year of the Sheep

Lion-Awakening Ritual (點睛)

Incense Sticks

When you have a brand new lion dance costume, before their first performance, they must be awakened. A lion-awakening ritual is required! Offerings for the Sky God must be laid out!

 

Making Dumplings – Jiaozi 餃子

Chinese Dumplings - Jiaozi

The humble jiaozi (餃子) is a simple Chinese dumpling eaten across much of Asia, with the dumplings often made and enjoyed together by families for Chinese New Year.

New Products Online – 28-Jan-15

Chinese Lion Dance Puppet

As we approach the Chinese New Year, thoughts turn to decorations and delicious New Year foods. We have added some fun Chinese New Year products as well as other items to our online shop.

 

Chinese New Year 2015, Bristol

Traditional Chinese Lion Dance

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Wai Yee Hong Bristol! Firecrackers will be lit at 11.30am, Saturday 21st February 2015. Come see the traditional lion dances and enjoy the festive food & gift market!

Chinese Zodiac – Year of the Sheep

Chinese Zodiac - Year of the Sheep

The Sheep is the docile and kind creature of the zodiac. Artistic, harmonious and compassionate, they have a lot to give and their often quiet nature make them wise and good thinkers.

 

The Jade Rabbit, 玉兔 – Yùtù

Full Moon

The Jade Rabbit is a character from Chinese folklore, who lives on the moon with Chang-e, and is always seen preparing the elixir of life for the immortals.

OCA Mid Autumn Festival Celebrations 2014

Mid Autumn Festival - Chang-e, the Lady on the Moon

The Annual Overseas Chinese Association Mid Autumn Festival Banquet will be on 9th September 2014. Tickets are available to buy in-store NOW!

 

Piglet Biscuits, Jue Zai Beng – 豬仔餅

Sweet Piglet Biscuits

Mid-Autumn Festival is fast approaching. Every year, Mooncakes get all the glory, and we don’t think that’s fair! This is why we feel it’s about time we introduced you to ‘Piglet Biscuits’.