Showing posts from January, 2014


Super Bowl is the Sunday on which the Super Bowl is played, normally in early February. Thousands of people gather to watch the game and the meeting is really well know due to the large amount of food that is consumed by attendees.  At the beginning, the Super Bowl was celebrated only in the United States, but every year new countries join the celebration of the game. The Super Bowl has frequently been the most watched American television broadcast yearly.  As a result, many high profile television commercials are broadcast during the game, often coming by major brands ( Budweiser, Mercedes, Audi... ), but also smaller brands seeking the exposure that can be obtained through the advertising in the match.  Super Bowl advertisements have also become a cultural phenomenon of their own; many viewers only watch the game to see the commercials, while national surveys  judge which advertisement carried the best viewer response. These are the most representatives ones during 2014


CHINESE NEW YEAR 2014 A bit of history... According to tales and legends, the beginning of Chinese New Years started with the fight against a mythical beast called the "Year". The "Year" looks like ox with lion head and it stays in the sea. At the night of New Year's Eve, the "Year" will come out to harm people, animals, and proprieties. Later people found that the "Year" is afraid of red color, fire, and loud sound. Therefore, for self protection, people form the habit of posting red Dui Lian in front of the house, launching fireworks, and handing lantern at year end. Traditions... Dinner The New Year's Eve dinner is the most important dinner for Chinese. Normally this is the family reunion dinner, especially for those with family member away from home. In the New Year's Eve dinner, normally fish will be served. Dumplings are the most important dish in northern china. These two dishes mean prosperous. Other dishes