The Spring Festival is also gaining popularity in the U.S. despite the anti-China sentiment orchestrated by a few hawkish populist politicians in the U.S. in recent years. The celebration of the festival has been around in the U.S. for more than two centuries since the arrival of the first wave of Chinese immigrants as railroad … Continue reading Chinese Lunar New Year now a public holiday in California, USA
June 7 has officially been declared "Prince Day" in Minnesota. Governor Mark Dayton made the announcement on Monday, declaring that Tuesday, which marks what would have been Prince's 58th birthday, would be a statewide holiday in honor of the music legend. The Associated Press reports that Minnesotans are being encouraged to wear purple in honor … Continue reading 7 June Now A Public Holiday (Prince Day) In Minnesota.