Chinese New Year 2023: A Guide to the Lunar New Year Celebrations
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Tết is the celebration of the Lunar New Year in Vietnam, where families gather to celebrate and reflect on the past year while preparing for the next. The tradition includes decorating homes with flowers and bamboo leaves, gift-giving, and preparing special meals. Ceremonies are also held to honor ancestors and continue the tradition of Vietnamese culture. An interactive pop-up window with the theme of Elizabeth Arden X Miffy at the duty-free tourism complex in Hainan (operated by Hainan Tourism Investment Duty Free Co. with the support of Lagardère Travel Retail) welcomes customers from now until February 28th, 2023.
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The interactive pop-up window focuses on the brand’s ceramide capsule serum range, each of which focuses on a different set of skincare concerns. The range now includes five variations: the newly launched Advanced Light Ceramide capsules strengthen; the Advanced Ceramide capsules nourish; the Retinol Ceramide capsules smooth lines and wrinkles; the Hyaluronic Acid Ceramide capsules plump the skin; and the Vitamin C Ceramide capsules brighten the skin.
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A digital interactive e-book powered by a motion sensor allows customers to learn all about the capsules: the importance of ceramides for our skin; types of ceramide capsules and their respective benefits; usage tips, etc. This is followed by a photo-taking section with Miffy and Elizabeth Arden Ceramide capsules, in the context of a skincare diary.
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The highlight of the pop-up window is a capsule house, which encapsulates a golden wish tree decorated with Elizabeth Arden capsules. Customers are invited to write their skincare wishes on capsule-shaped cards and hang them on the wish tree. Miffy sits inside the whimsical garden in the transparent dome, welcoming customers to come in. Customers took the opportunity to make their new year wishes and skincare resolutions for 2023, while capturing the golden moments of expressing their wishes on camera. For a limited time until March 31st, 2023, travelers at the Sanya International Duty-Free Complex, operated by China Duty Free Group, have another opportunity to take photos at the Level 2 Beauty Essential storefront, where Miffy sits playfully on a swing in a ceramide capsule themed garden.
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The Elizabeth Arden boutique on the same floor offers more discoveries for an immersive shopping experience. A holographic dancing Miffy greets customers when they enter. Take photos with Miffy at the entrance, and discover more about the brand’s skincare products, including the ceramide capsule serum range.
Chinese Zodiac Years: A Look at the 12 Chinese New Year Animals
The Chinese zodiac is a system that assigns one of 12 animals to each year in a 12-year cycle. These animals, which include the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig, are believed to influence the personality and destiny of people born in that year.
The origins of the Chinese zodiac can be traced back to ancient China, where it was believed that the zodiac animals were chosen by the Jade Emperor, the ruler of heaven. The story goes that the emperor invited all the animals to a race across a river, and the first 12 animals to cross would be chosen to represent the years. The rat, who was small but clever, managed to ride on the back of the ox and jump to the finish line first, thus becoming the first animal of the zodiac.
Each animal of the Chinese zodiac is believed to have certain characteristics and traits associated with it. For example, people born in the year of the rat are believed to be clever, adaptable, and charming, while those born in the year of the ox are thought to be reliable, hardworking, and patient. Similarly, those born in the year of the tiger are thought to be brave, independent, and confident, while those born in the year of the rabbit are thought to be gentle, kind, and sensitive.
In addition to the 12 animals of the zodiac, Chinese astrology also takes into account the five elements: wood, fire, earth, metal, and water. Each zodiac animal is associated with one of these elements, which are believed to influence the animal’s traits and characteristics. For example, the rat is associated with water and is thought to be adaptable and flexible, while the dragon is associated with the element of earth and is thought to be strong and powerful.
One important thing to note is that the Chinese zodiac is based on the lunar calendar, so the start and end dates of each zodiac year can vary from the Western calendar. Additionally, the Chinese zodiac is also used to predict the fortune of a person in the coming year, depending on the animal which is ruling that year.
Overall, the Chinese zodiac is an interesting and ancient system that has been used for centuries to understand the personalities and fortunes of people. Whether you believe in its power or not, it is an interesting way to learn about Chinese culture and tradition.