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 holiday was traditionally a time to honor household and heavenly deities as well as ancestors.
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 …
Chinese New Year is the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calendar, which differs from the Gregorian calendar. It is also known as the Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year. Every year is represented by a zodiac animal sign.
Chinese New Year, Lunar New Year, or ’Spring Festival’ is China’s most important festival and holiday. This year’s CNY fell on Friday, February 16th 2018, beginning a year of the Dog. Next CNY, February 5th 2019 , will begin a pig year.
Chinese New Year’s Day and Chinese Lunar Calendar The Chinese New Year’s Day is the new moon day of the first lunar month. According to Chinese Lunar calendar , the first lunar month is the second new moon after the lunar month contains Winter Solstice .
Chinese New Year, namely the Spring Festival in China, is the longest public holiday and the grandest traditional one with a history of over 4,000 years.