In the United States and Asian celebrate the Lunar Chinese New Year, the United States to put more eyes on the Chinese tourists.
And Nevada, California, USA, will usher in a large number of Chinese tourists, in order to allow Chinese tourists have a good year in the United States, California, Las Vegas and Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and other places of tourist agencies will host thousands of New Year party, a number of activities, even for the Guinness Book of World Records.
A celebration party held in thousands
It is reported that in 2012 just after New Year’s Day, Chinese tourists tide began to surge. California and Nevada, the United States is about to usher in a large number of Chinese tourists, in order to allow Chinese tourists have a good year in the United States, California, Las Vegas and Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and other places of tourist agencies will host thousands of people over Danian evening, some activities will apply for the Guinness Book of World Records.
California Tourism Bureau prepared 20 to 29 January, held at Disneyland in California Chinese tourists celebrate Year of the Dragon Chinese New Year activities, tourism, forecast that: the use of the Spring Festival holiday this year to Los Angeles and Las Vegas and other tourist spots in the New Year Chinese tourists , compared to last year, increase by 2-3 percent, the total number of 60,000 or so, the industry there have been coaches, guided tours and group bit short scene, New York’s Chinatown and other places, decorated began preparing for the arrival of the Spring Festival. New York’s main tourist attractions of the figure of Chinese tourists, everywhere.
In order to improve service quality, increase the number of U.S. tourist attractions of the Chinese signs and Chinese brochures, will increase the number of Chinese-speaking tour guide, and some fine restaurants for Chinese tourists have started to provide fritters, soy milk, rice, noodles and other Chinese people’s favorite breakfast.
U.S. Treasury of the Dragon “lucky money”, as one of the largest circulation over the years.
Early release of the Dragon “lucky money”
United States Mint and the Treasury Bureau of printing, released last year, Chinese New Year of the Dragon “lucky money” in advance to the global Huaren Gong Happy New Year. “Lucky money” is the U.S. government is the only currency issued for specific ethnic products, due to limited edition, each year, once introduced, will be sold out by the Chinese. U.S. Treasury officials said that as the calendar year of the “lucky money” are in short supply this year, will launch 108,888 sets of the Dragon “lucky money” for over the years – once the largest circulation.
U.S. Treasury chief financial officer, said Rossi Rios, Long in the zodiac, is the most striking cultural symbols, it is in the Asian community, representing good luck good luck. Snake-born Rios, has been claiming they are “dragons”, and there is a case of “dragon” daughter, her beautiful dragon symbolizes hope, can bring people a prosperous New Year.
2012 Year of the Dragon “lucky money” on the cover of a red jacket, printed with a bronzing of the “dragon”, the spiral shape, like the Chinese “Fu”, beside, written in English “lucky money” the words “Spring Festival Golden Dragon sea, wonderful pen brilliance Fu door”; inside pages have a uncirculated $ 1 bills, the serial number to “8888” at the beginning, this set of figures, in the eyes of many Chinese, is a symbol of good luck prosperity . Notes above, there is a painting of the “colorful dragon”, and the 12 zodiac culture, the dragon, and the number “8” auspicious meanings, etc. in English introduced. From the beginning of 2002, the Bureau began to release the Chinese zodiac lucky money. “Lucky money” number to “8” at the beginning, as the practices and characteristics, continues to this day.
New Year’s Day Issue stamps Year of the Dragon
United States Postal Service is scheduled for January 23 (Lunar New Year) Year of the Dragon stamps issued, launching ceremony will be held in the Chinese city of San Francisco. The establishment of Sino-American Philatelic Center in Los Angeles, will be on the same day, first day covers issued to celebrate the Lunar New Year.
While this year’s “Long-vote”, by Chinese artist living in New York, Mak Kam Hung, drawn according to the photo dragon design. Screen, the back set off by blue sky, colorful dragon dragon head high spirits, imposing, seemed excitedly declared to the world the arrival of Year of the Dragon. Picture on the left, is of Chinese descent living in Hawaii, artists LI Jian-wen, when for the first round of the release of the Dragon stamps paper-cut gold dragon design, and cursive Chinese “dragon” is used. Year of the Dragon This dragon stamp with cheerful pictures, to celebrate the Lunar New Year stamp filled with a warm whole joy of the festive atmosphere, encouraging people enthusiastic spirit.
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