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Who are You Calling a Rooster?

Who are You Calling a Rooster?

By Rachel Red

March 7, 2017

Filed under Spring 2017, What in the World is...

The Chinese zodiac has long captivated people across the globe, but with its fame have come some misconceptions. Like, isn’t the Chinese zodiac just a rip-off of the Western zodiac? It’s not! Yes, the Chinese version, or shēngxiào, is “only” 2,000 to 2,500 years old to the Western’s approximate 5,000, but the two ...

The Rooster’s Crow

The Rooster’s Crow

February 9, 2017

  On Jan. 28, 2017, the Mississippi Delta Chinese Heritage Museum (MDCHM) celebrated Chinese New Year with a tour-and-tea event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission was free, and visitors had the opportunity to explore the museum’s treasures which includes: a table set for a Mahjong game, the original doors of Greenvi...