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Celebrating family, not Chinese-ness, in the new year

One of the first works of English literature I studied in secondary school was a poem about Chinese New Year.

Festival by Singapore poet Kenneth Wee explores the generation gap between members of a family during the Spring Festival.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 03, 2019, with the headline 'Celebrating family, not Chinese-ness, in the new year'. Subscribe