Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
China, Korea, Mongolia, Taiwan
The fire rooster cometh
East Asians celebrate New Year on January 28, and for the Chinese, it’s the most important holiday of the year. Leaving windows and doors open and lights on all night is said to bring good luck; fireworks and firecrackers scare away evil spirits.
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Where choirs rehearsed over a century ago in Eindhoven in the Netherlands, the two artists who make up Studio Giftig were invited to apply spray paint to the antique moldings. The murals they created make the Thomas bar, restaurant and club a spectacular event setting.
He’s only five millimeters long and resembles a cartoon lamb, but costasiella kurshimae (leaf sheep) is smart. One of the few creatures capable of photosynthesis, it grazes on algae, for example, off the coast of Japan.