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While most Westerners’ interaction with ‘Chinese New Year’ is watching parades in Chinatown, traditions vary from country to country. The holiday more aptly called Lunar New Year, as it marks the start of a new lunar cycle, is one of the most important holidays in Asia.


Chinese New Year celebrations bring good luck, health, luck, and wealth. For Chinese families, this festive season brings togetherness with family and friends. Red is the official color of Chinese New Year. Be it home decoration or the New Year dress, red is widely used in Chinese New Year celebrations.


Chinese New Year celebrations were born out of fear and myth. Legend spoke of the wild beast Nian (which also is the word for “year”) that appeared at the end of each year, attacking and ...


Chinese New Year Traditions. Chang Posted on July 4, 2018 March 14, 2019. The Spring Festival marks the beginning of the New Year and it is the most important holiday of the Chinese people. According to the horoscope, after the practical and spiritual Rooster follows the Dog, a kind and always ready to help native.


The celebration of Chinese new year is ages old, and in which all Chinese take part. Here we outline the major tradition, rituals, practice and customs that are followed in observing the day. It is also one of the biggest Chinese festival celebration.


Chinese New Year or Spring Festival falls on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. It is a Year of the Pig. Find out about its traditions, taboos and food.


Chinese New Year involves a lot of traditions, including housecleaning, a dinner with family, giving gifts in red envelopes, fireworks and dancing people dressed up as dragons and lions. While the Western world celebrates the new year in 1 day, Chinese New Year goes on for 2 weeks. It’s referred to as the spring festival, which is a bit odd ...


Chinese New Year Rituals in Hong Kong. Tweet. By LUXE City Guides. With its lavish fireworks, world-famous street parade, elaborate banquets and glittering illuminations, Chinese New Year is a highlight of the Hong Kong calendar. Symbolising prosperity and unity, while invoking good fortune for the year ahead, the spring festival is cherished ...


Celebrating the Chinese New Year is about families coming together while the Chinese New Year traditions that take place, symbolizes the ushering in of good fortune & prosperity for the coming year. This year, 2019, Chinese New Year will be on the 5th of February. The date for Chinese New Year changes every year, from a Western perspective, but ...


Chinese New Year (or generally referred to as Lunar New Year globally) is the Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar.The festival is usually referred to as the Spring Festival in mainland China, and is one of several Lunar New Years in Asia. Observances traditionally take place from the evening preceding the first day of the year to the ...