03 Feb Celebrate the Year of the Horse at Eton Institute’s Chinese Cultural Evening
Celebrate the Year of the Horse at Eton Institute’s Chinese Cultural Evening
Eton Institute is organizing a free Chinese Cultural Event in celebration of the Chinese New Year and the advent of this very special Year of the Horse.
Dubai, 3rd February 2014 – As the Chinese people say goodbye to the Year of the Snake, they welcome the Year of the Horse with open arms. Also known as the Spring Festival, the Chinese New Year is one of the most important and elaborate festivals of China. The Year of the Horse symbolizes energy, intelligence, peace and physical strength, and is considered a good year that brings luck.
Come and experience the Chinese culture firsthand at Eton Institute’s free Chinese Cultural Event. Enjoy fascinating legends, origins of the Chinese zodiac and ancient tales of wisdom. Find out what Chinese zodiac you belong to and the meaning behind it. Learn Chinese phrases and experience authentic cuisine all in one mesmerizing evening.
“People are fascinated by the Chinese culture, but know very little about the traditions and history of China. This is a perfect way for them to explore this magical country and come closer to its culture. We look forward to welcoming people and providing them with an experience to remember,” commented Moaz Khan, Marketing Director at Eton Institute.
5 Facts about the Year of the Horse
Why the Year of the Horse is special: The spirit of the horse is recognized to be the Chinese people’s ethos – making unremitting efforts to improve themselves. Ancient people liked to designate an able person as ‘Qianli Ma’, a horse that covers a thousand li a day (one li equals 500 metres).
Birth Years: People born in Horse years (2014, 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966, 1954, 1942, 1930, 1918, 1906) are bright, cheerful, popular, and fun loving. They find people and crowds exciting, and love parties.
Celebrities Born in the Year of the Horse: If you were born in the year of the horse, you’re in good company. Fellow members include Franklin D Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the US; Louis Pasteur, a 19th-century scientist; Genghis Khan, Mongol ruler; Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon and the famous actors Jackie Chan, John Travolta, Ashton Kutcher and Kristen Stewart.
Lucky Numbers: 2, 3, 7; Avoid 1, 6, 5
Lucky Colours: brown, yellow, purple; Avoid: blue, white, golden
The schedule for the cultural evening is as follows
|Date: 5th February, Wednesday||Date: 5th February, Wednesday|
|Time: 6.30pm – 8.00pm||Time: 5.30pm – 7.00pm|
To explore the Chinese culture brought to life in Hong Kong, check out the Eton Institute Travel Blog
About Eton Institute:
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