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Dear Friend,

The Chinese believe that the New Year is a time for new beginnings. They clean out their homes and closets, and get rid of chipped or cracked pottery. New items are purchased to replace the old. In keeping with these traditions, ChinaSprout has put hundreds of items on sale to clear our shelves for the Year of the Pig. This week, we are also introducing an incredible number of new products, including Chinese New Year decorations, so that you can start the year off right!

Special Promotions

FREE Thai Dancer Doll

Celebrate Year of the Pig

We just received a huge shipment from China, which included many wonderful Chinese New Year products. Visit our Year of the Pig and Chinese New Year pages to find festive lanterns, cards, couplets, and decorations including pig papercuts and wall hangings. We also have free Chinese New Year ecards available so that you can spread good wishes to friends and family near and far.

New Year Sale

ChinaSprout is welcoming the new year by offering you huge savings. We've put hundreds of items on sale to make room for new merchandise arriving from China. Shop our New Year sale and take advantage of fantastic savings on some of our favorite products for the new year and all year long.

FREE Thai Dancer Doll

FREE 5 Mini Calendars

Great New Year party goodies, these 5 FREE Mini calendars are perfect for adding to Chinese New Year Packets. If you order more than $75, you can apply the coupon to your order, and receive 5 FREE Mini calendars. When you arrive on the Shopping Cart page, enter in the coupon code 1169495566 and hit the "Apply Coupon" button. After the coupon is successfully added to your order, you will see the message: "Coupon Applied." Offer good while supplies last.

New Products

Year of the Pig Papercut

2 Paper Palace Lanterns

Calligraphy Mandarin Jacket

Celebrate New Year

New Year Posters and Couplets

The Chinese hang couplets and posters around their home to welcome the new year. Couplets are hung around the front door and feature poetic quotes with auspicious wishes for the coming year. Posters are created with fortuitous images such as greeting children, fish, gods, and good luck calligraphy characters. Decorate your home for the holidays with our newest couplets and posters.

New Year Wall Hanging and Lanterns

We have many new decorations for celebrating the New Year including items commemorating the Year of the Pig. Choose from wall hangings, papercuts, lanterns, and other decor, which will bring the color and festive atmosphere of this important Chinese holiday into your home.


The new year is also time for a new wardrobe. ChinaSprout has many new apparel items for men, women, and children including one-of-a-kind jackets, silky soft pajamas and robes, and eye-catching Mandarin shirts. Little sprouts can greet the new year in style wearing a richly colored dragon suit.


Add a little sparkle to your holiday celebration with silver earrings, pendants, necklaces, and cufflinks from ChinaSprout. You can even place these pretty pieces in one of our panda jewel boxes to give as a gift. As a special treat for kids, check out the cute little piggy shoes and adorable ladybug backpack.

Toys and Music

Our newest shipment from China includes cuddly stuffed pandas, dolls, and cozies that will become children's bedtime buddies. They also make thoughful gifts for Chinese New Year. Another way to introduce children to the holiday is through music, and our two new CDs make Chinese celebratory music accessible to kids.

Letha's Health Secrets

The San Francisco Chronicle wrote, “Letha Hadady, one of the nation’s leading experts on natural Chinese remedies, is leading a quiet lady-like revolution to bring herbal medicines from the Far East and elsewhere into everyday use in American homes.” Read the latest on her blog Letha's Health Secrets.


It’s in the Fragrance

I met Carly Young, writer for Lifescript.com when she interviewed me on my new book Feed Your Tiger. I could feel her California warmth and charm over the phone. We will discuss womens’ health issues at that website. 

Read the full story here

China TV

The China Related TV list is compiled weekly by Kirby Bartlett-Sloan. Kirby, an adoptive parent of three Chinese girls, has one of the most comprehensive TV listings of programs on China and from China that are in the English language.


Bringing Home Baby - Baby Makes Three

A child's grandmother wants the child raised in a traditional Chinese way. (2005)Wednesday January 31, 2007 3:00pm-3:30pm on TLC - The Learning Channel - Other


Click here for more listings

China News

Artists Make Noise on Beijing's Fringe

All Things Considered, January 8, 2007 · "The sky is high and the emperor is far away." The logic of the traditional Chinese saying is that the farther you are from the capital, the freer things are.

Listen to the full show here

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Wisdom of the Week

"He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened." - Lao Zi Says (Wise Men Talking Series)

Standing on the edge of a new year, everything seems possible. And it is. The world is open before us with renewed hope and opportunities to learn about ourselves and others. Give yourself fully to this occasion. We're certain you won't regret it.

Your Friends,

The ChinaSprout Team

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