A rather great triumph for globalization: California senate has passed a resolution to make Chinese Lunar New Year an official festival of the state, CRI reports.

The senate republican leader of California, Bob Huff, said “The Lunar New year is a time of feasting and renewing of family ties” and “The celebration of this event in communities throughout California illustrates the state’s rich cultural history and commitment to racial, religious, and cultural diversity.”

The Lunar New Year is of course not only celebrated by Chinese people, but, amongst others, also Koreans and Vietnamese.

And in case you forgot, make sure you get your dates right for the next week, as this Sunday, February 15, is a working day! Sad face.

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