Chinese New Year is February 3, and Chinatown is already gearing up for its annual celebration. Firecrackers and moon cakes will be handed around, but what's the importance of Chinese New Year? Why does it always change on the astrological calendar? It's the Year of the Rabbit - but what does that mean, and why is it lucky for gamblers? Come celebrate Chinese New Year with us on KNPR!

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Feb 16, 2007

Chinese New Year