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Jakarta Post

Sandra Dewi: Success is a heavenly bonus

  • Kurniawan Hari


JAKARTA   /   Sun, January 25 2009   /  06:12 pm

For Chinese people, the Lunar New Year that falls on Jan. 26 will be a great occasion to reflect on what they have achieved in the past year as well as to make a wish for the year to come. Nonetheless, the occasion should also feature a festive celebration, including a family gathering, a lavish dinner and sometimes a barongsai (dragon dance) show. For actress and model Sandra Dewi, who has Chinese kinship, this year is no exception. With her parents and siblings, she always celebrates the festivities of the Chinese New Year, locally known as Imlek. "For me the Lunar New Year means the beginning of a new chapter of life. We wish for more fortune and we must purify our heart so that the fortune will come to us," she told The Ja-karta Post on Wednesday. Sandra, who will turn 26 this year, recalled how her family always celebrated Imlek since she was ...