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February 18, 2015

Eleanor Hoh, The Wok Star To Host Chinese New Year Lunch at Hakkasan Miami

KUNG HEI FAT CHOY  translated means Congratulations and best wishes for a prosperous New Year.

February 19th is the first day of the Chinese New Year; 2015 is the year of the sheep, or goat or ram as the Chinese character is the same. The celebration lasts 15 days and ends with the lantern festival. According to the China Internet Information Center the lantern festival is described as: “This day’s important activity is watching lanterns. Throughout the Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220), Buddhism flourished in China. One emperor heard that Buddhist monks would watch sarira, or remains from the cremation of Buddha’s body, and light lanterns to worship Buddha on the 15th day of the 1st lunar month, so he ordered to light lanterns in the imperial palace and temples to show respect to Buddha on this day. Later, the Buddhist rite developed into a grand festival among common people and its influence expanded from the Central Plains to the whole of China.”

Miami entrepreneur, Eleanor Hoh a.k.a. Wok Star will be hosting a Chinese New Year lunch for her HOH WOK CLUB, a gathering for folks who love Asian food and culture at Hakkasan, at the Fontainbleau Miami Beach on Sunday, March 1st, 2015 from 12-3pm. The cost is $45++ Click here to visit Eleanor’s website and to purchase tickets.

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