When Is Chinese New Year

About Chinese New Year Day

This is one of the most important days for the Chinese people. The Chinese New Year also called as the Chinese Lunar New Year is celebrated by the Chinese people on first day of the first month of every year. As per the Chinese mythology, every year is denoted or represented by an animal. That way there are 12 animals which represent a particular year. The cycle of the animal representation continues like the zodiac signs.

Festivities of Chinese New Year

On the occasion of the Chinese New Year, people in China clean their homes before the New Year and enjoy the delicious food they cook for themselves. Unlike the Western culture, the Chinese celebrate their new year in a very traditional way where families get together and have dinner.

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