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Are you celebrating the year of the pig?
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Chinese people throughout the world are starting preparations to celebrate Chinese New Year, which this year falls on 18 February.

This is going to be the year of the Golden Pig, which is believed by Chinese fortune tellers to be rare, auspicious and therefore particularly lucky. Hospitals are already preparing for an anticipated baby boom.

Tens of millions of migrant workers throughout China are expected to make

the journey to their rural homes to spend China's most important festival with their families.


How are you planning to celebrate Chinese New Year? Were you born in the year of the Golden Pig? Are you in China and are you going to travel to your home village? Send us your travel tales and hopes for the new year using the form below.

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