Millions of chinese celebrate chinese new year around the world each year with family gatherings, festive shopping, street parades and firecrackers to welcome the new year through the efforts of various chinese associations, government bodies and chinese migrants around the world, this important. Chinese new year, also called lunar new year, annual 15-day festival in china and chinese communities around the world that begins with the new moon that occurs sometime between january 21 and february 20 according to western calendars festivities last until the following full moon the holiday is. Chinese new year is the most important holiday in china in 2018, chinese new year begins on february 16 and marks the beginning of the year of the dog tied to the chinese lunar calendar, the.
Chinese new year is about symbolically doing away with the old of the previous year and ushering in health, good fortune, prosperity, and happiness in the new lunar year chinese new year is a time to catch up with family, enjoy fireworks, forget grudges, give gifts, visit temples, and enjoy good food. - lunar new year, which also encompasses chinese new year or spring festival, begins on jan 27 and ends feb 2 while chinese new year is part of lunar new year, lunar new year is not. Rooster is the 10th chinese zodiac sign, and people born in the year of the rooster including 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993 and 2005 will have an average fortune in 2018 however, their luck seems not that good in 2019. Interesting facts about chinese dragons updated on october 17, 2016 jlaszlo more contact author chinese dragon in longtan park | source chinese new year.
Learn more about chinese new year with information, superstitions, and ways to celebrate. Lunar new year is a vibrant celebration steeped in layers of myths and traditions another legend has the animals racing to see the jade emperor, which some chinese traditions consider to be the. Chinese new year celebrations, also known as the spring festival, in china start on the 23rd day of the 12th lunar month of the chinese calendar the festival lasts for about 23 days, ending on the 15th day of the first lunar month in the following year in the chinese calendar.
In this video, learn all about the traditions and legends that make chinese new year the most exciting time of the year in chinese culture join the celebrat. Chinese new year is on february 5, 2019 the year of the pig the lion dances, the feasts, the parades, the lanterns, the firecrackers of all the chinese festivals, chinese new year is for kids of all ages the most loved and anticipated. Chinese new year facts and history - the chinese new year 2018 will be celebrated on february 16 last year they celebrated new year on january 28 and it keeps on changing. The chinese new year calendar has a 12 years cycle each year is based on the name of an animal 2016 will be the chinese year of the monkey.
Read these wonderful and strange facts on the celebration of chinese new year share these tidbits with your friends happy chinese new year. Chinese new year facts & quotes 2018 was the year of the dog according to the chinese animal zodiac cycle 2019 will be the year of the pig the names of the chinese calendar are repeated every 60 years. Lunar new year 2016: facts, dates, and ancient traditions also called chinese new year, or the spring festival, the holiday is steeped in layers of myths and traditions. Fun facts about chinese new year the dragon represents prosperity, good fortune, and good luck certain fruits and flowers are considered lucky such as tangerines, peach blossoms, and kumquat trees.
Chinese new year, usually known as the spring festival in modern china, is an important chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional. 19 the year-end bonus (年终奖金) is an important issue during chinese new year some employees receive large amounts of money from their companies, others are disappointed with what they get some employees receive large amounts of money from their companies, others are disappointed with what they get. Find and save ideas about chinese new year facts on pinterest | see more ideas about chinese new years, chineese new year and chinese new year 2017. Chinese new year is a traditional and very important chinese holiday it was originally a festival to honor ancestors as well as holy or sacred beings it is also known as the spring festival, which is the literal translation from the chinese name it is also referred to as the lunar new year.
There are a number of interesting chinese new year facts each of the year is associated with an animal for more information, browse 123newyear. 10 lunar new year facts to help answer your pressing questions chinese lunar new year's day is the second new moon after the winter solstice this year, the winter solstice was december 21. Chinese new year in 2018 is on friday, the 16th of february and ends on february 4, 2019 in chinese astrology, each zodiac year ( rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey.
Chinese new year is the longest public holiday and the whole country is on the move 1/6 of the world's people celebrate it and its decorations are mostly red. Chinese new lunar year brings largest human migration on the earth chinese new year, also known as the spring festival (simplified chinese 春节 traditional chinese 春節 pinyin: chūn jié) in modern mainland china, is an important chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional. Each chinese new year is associated with an animal name for one of 12 animals in the chinese zodiac about chinese new year in other countries quick facts chinese. The chinese new year is the biggest celebration and holiday in china in this lesson, discover the history of this holiday, and the symbols and.