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Ancient Chinese Celebrating New Year

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is an important holiday in China is also known as the Spring Festival

To the Chinese people it is as important as Christmas to people in the West.

The dates for this annual celebration are determined by the lunar calendar rather than the Gregorian calendar, so the timing of the holiday varies from late January to early February.

To the ordinary Chinese, the festival actually begins on the eve of the lunar New Year's Day and ends on the fifth day of the first month of the lunar calendar. But the 15th of the first month, which normally is called the Lantern Festival, means the official end of the Spring Festival in many parts of the country.

To Learn More Chienese Culture

Wanna know your own birthpet?

    According to Chinese customs to indicate the year, every twelve years can be named respectively by twelve kinds of animals, such that everyone has a birthpet which indicates the year he was born. Wanna see which pet belongs to you? Please enter your birthyear like "1978".



New Year


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