Mark Zuckerberg releases Facebook video to wish ‘Happy Lunar New Year,’ in Mandarin

Mark Zuckerberg releases Facebook video to wish ‘Happy Lunar New Year,’ in Mandarin

On Sunday, a new Facebook video was posted by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his family, to send out greetings, in Mandarin, to everyone on the occasion of the Lunar New Year or the Chinese New Year --- which, this year, is the 'Year of the Monkey.'

The video -- produced by Zuckerberg in celebration of the Lunar New Year -- featured Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, and their daughter Max.

Wishing everyone a Happy Chinese New Year in Mandarin (with English subtitles), Zuckerberg said in the video that annual Lunar New Year celebrations were hosted at Facebook on Saturday night. He further added that, for the celebrations, Facebook had got over some famous chefs from China, to enable Facebook employees to experience "many different cuisines."

In his Lunar New Year message accompanying the video, Zuckerberg said: "Happy Lunar New Year from Priscilla, Max and me!" He also added: "In the Year of the Monkey, I hope you and all your loved ones find happiness, health and good fortune."

In the video, Zuckerberg and Priscilla also announced that they have given their three-month-old daughter Max a Chinese name --- Chen Mingyu. About the name, Zuckerberg said: "Chen after her mother's family name. and Mingyu represents our hope for a brighter tomorrow for the world."

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