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  1. A. Lunar New Year (date varies by year) – Most celebrated festival in the Chinese culture. Lots of performances, activities and costumes. Can you spot any special New Year customs that Chinese only do during this time of the year (hint: there are a lot!)? There are a lot of cultural heritage aspects associated with the Lunar New Year; to learn more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_New_Year
  2. B. Moon Festival – a.k.a. Mid Autumn Festival. This is the second most celebrated occasion for Chinese to gather around in an open space and appreciate the beauty of the moon while eating moon cakes and sipping tea. However, the origin and history has great political significance, along with other more romantic myths. To learn more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mid-Autumn_Festival. Annual celebration in Los Angeles Chinatown: http://chinatownla.com/calendar.php?eventcategoryId=4&eventId=35
  3. C. Los Angeles Chinatown Firecracker 5/10K Run