Childhood memories of fireworks in Yunnan; a noisy New Year's Eve prank involving a gong, a mallet, and red envelopes; an adorable baby cow. The artwork and writing in our February series usher in the New Year in creative and explosive ways.
"The Spring Festival" by Sophie Wang gives us the lowdown on the traditions and history of the Spring Festival through stories, facts, and cross-cultural comparisons.
"Lunar New Year Prank" by Brendon Wang zips with fantastical wit as it recounts one naughty child's New Year's Eve shenanigans.
The Year of the Ox by Grace Li offers up a meticulously-drawn bovine mascot for the coming year.
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The contributing editors for this issue are Victor Xia and Kailani Ye. We'd like to thank our adult advisors, Yan Han and Shirley Tong, as well as the Emerald Parents Board, for their continued support.