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Unformatted text preview: family celebrates Chinese New Year depicts my family’s harmonious balance between our Chinese ancestry and modern American ways. A. What does it say about the community a. Believes in a lot of symbolism, forgiveness, luck, good fortune; very superstitious b. Proud to celebrate traditions and culture c. Value family and togetherness: red envelopes B. Conclusion a. As I mentioned before: Even though we do celebrate, we don’t strictly follow all traditions but only major ones (dishes, envelopes); it’s just a day to get together and celebrate our ancestry and family history, to respect my grandparents’ culture b. Reminds me of my cultural roots; makes me different than my friends; proud to have something so unique and exciting...
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- Fall '08
- Luck, New Year, Chinese New Year