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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.
Groundhog Day, the Hollywood comedy starring Bill Murray, put the little town of Punxsutawney on the map. Every February 2, which is Groundhog Day, there’s a celebration there and a furry rodent “predicts” the end of winter.