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Break Five (破五 / pò wǔ)

February 16

CWA chinese calligraphy

After praying to the god of wealth, markets and stores are able to open again. Women can also go out and give New Year blessings.

  • Lunar date
    January 5th (正月初五 / zhēng yuè chū wǔ)
  • Solar (Gregorian) date
    February 16th, 2021
  • Food
    Dumplings (饺子 / jiao zi) are eaten to bring in wealth. Traditionally, it should be eaten for five days straight. The rule isn’t followed too strictly anymore, but every household will have dumplings at least once.
  • Superstitions & beliefs
    Some say that taboos and activities forbidden on other days can be performed on the 5th. Others say it’s unfit to work on this day.

Details

Date:
February 16
Event Categories:
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Venue

Virtual Event

Organiser

Chinese Welfare Association
Phone:
028-90288277
Email:
office@cwa-ni.org
Website:
https://www.cwa-ni.org

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