Annual Luncheon Meeting 2024

Again, it will be a pleasure to enjoy the genuine Cantonese Food and meet friends of Hong Kong and other Asian places. The yearly Luncheon is scheduled on:

Saturday, September 21st, 2024 at 11:30 a.m.
Restaurant HONG XI, Thurgauerstrasse 134, 8152 Glattpark-Opfikon

The Year of the Dragon

The Year of the Dragon is a powerful and auspicious period in the Chinese zodiac, known for its dynamic energy, strength, and good fortune. In the Chinese lunar calendar, the Dragon is the only mythical creature among the twelve zodiac animals, symbolizing grandeur, vitality, and a mystical charm.

In Chinese culture, the Dragon is also associated with good luck and prosperity. Many believe that the Year of the Dragon brings positive changes, opportunities, and good fortune for those born during this time. However, the year of the Dragon with the elements of Yang Wood could also mean a certain stubbornness and difficulties of resolving conflicts, as would be stated by the Fung Shui Master in Hong Kong, Raymond Lo.

Beyond individual implications, the Year of the Dragon is often associated with transformative changes on a global scale. It is believed to be a year of innovation, progress, and significant breakthroughs in various aspects of life, including technology, science, and the arts. The dragon's mythical nature and symbolism contribute to a sense of excitement and anticipation for what the year may bring.

Throughout history, the Year of the Dragon has left an indelible mark, with notable events occurring during dragon years. It is a time when societies witness significant shifts, breakthroughs, and advancements that shape the course of the years to come.

In celebration of the Year of the Dragon, people engage in various festivities, cultural events, and traditional ceremonies. The dragon dance, a vibrant and symbolic performance, is a highlight of many New Year celebrations, symbolizing the driving away of evil spirits and the welcoming of good luck.

As individuals navigate the Year of the Dragon, they are encouraged to embrace the dragon's positive qualities – resilience, ambition, and the ability to adapt to change. It is a year to set ambitious goals, pursue dreams with determination, and embody the spirit of the dragon to overcome challenges and achieve success.

In summary, the Year of the Dragon is a time of dynamic energy, positive transformation, and the promise of good fortune. Whether on a personal or global level, this period is marked by the dragon's influence, inspiring people to reach new heights and embrace the opportunities that come their way.

Happy Chinese New Year to all of you!

Hong Kong's Dai Pai Dong Hawker Stalls – A Dying Breed.

Known for churning out delicious local dishes at great speed and rock-bottom prices, Dai Pai Dong have always been popular with Hongkongers.

Over the last few decades, the government has been phasing them out due to concerns for hygiene and traffic congestion.

Watch some scenes about Dai Pai Dong in Hong Kong and find out why you should visit them as soon as possible.