I hope you have all had a nice week?It has been busy here at Synchro ERP....I have finalized the merchandise for CastExpo in Apriland have ordered some brilliant stuff, If you’re goingmake sure you stop by booth #1463 and grab a freebie!The training Team have been out and about helping ourwonderful customers.The support team have been busy in the office and theMDs are on important business in the Isle of Man.It was our wonderful Sales and Marketing Directorsbirthday on the 31st January and Leah wanted to sendher a special birthday message...Leah has kept me busy this week and her favouriteactivities were finger painting and swimming....
So Chinese new year is nearly upon us and everyonehere at Team Synchro would like to wish our Chinesecustomers a Very Happy One.
Chinese New Year will begin on 10th February whichmarks the start of the new year of the Snake.The year will be 4711 on the Chinese calendar.Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival.It marks the end of the winter season and is the grandestand most important festival of the year.It is also the time for families to get together, which issimilar with Christmas Day to westerners.Originating during the Shang Dynasty (about 17th - 11thcentury BC), spring festival is full of richand colourful activities, and new hopes with the adventof Spring and flowers blossoming.Traditions...As the Chinese use the lunar calendar for their festivalsthe date of Chinese New Year changes from year to year.The date corresponds to the moon (black moon) ineither late January or February - Traditionally
celebrations last for 15 days, ending on the date of thefull moon.The Chinese zodiac follows a twelve year cycle, each ofthe years being named after an animal. The Chinesebelieve that people born on a particular year take on thecharacteristics of the animal associated with that year.As always I hope youve been enjoying the Facebookposts.Catch up next week :)Victoria