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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year 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. Wikipedia



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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.

 

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The Spring Festival

Kicking off the main festivities is the Little Year on January 17th, with the Spring Festival officially beginning January 25th (January 24th is New Year’s Eve) and ending with the Lantern Festival on February 8th. Here is a list of the most important dates for the Chinese New Year:



SOLAR DATE (2020) LUNAR DATE TITLE
January 17th December 23rd Little Year (小年—xiǎo nián)
January 24th December 30th New Year’s Eve (除夕—chúxì)
January 25th January 1st Spring Festival (春节—chūn jié)
January 26th January 2nd To the in-law’s (迎婿日—yíng xù rì)
January 27th January 3rd Day of the Rat (鼠日—shǔ rì)
January 28th January 4th Day of the Sheep (羊日—yáng rì)
January 29th January 5th Break Five (破五—pò wǔ)
January 30th January 6th Day of the Horse (马日—mǎ rì)
January 31st January 7th Day of the Human (人日—rén rì)
February 1st January 8th Day of the Millet (谷日节—gǔ rì jié)
February 2nd January 9th Providence Health (天公生—tiān gōng shēng)
February 3rd January 10th Stone Festival (石头节—shí tou jié)
February 4th January 11th Son-in-law Day (子婿日—zǐ xù rì)
February 5th–7th January 12th–14th Lantern Festival Preperations
February 8th January 15th Lantern Festival (元宵节—yuán xiāo jié)

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The Year of the Rat in standard Chinese is (Chinese: 鼠年; pinyin: shǔ​nián); the rat is associated with the first branch of the Earthly Branch symbol 子 (zǐ), which starts a repeating cycle of twelve years. The Chinese word shǔ​ (鼠) may refer to rat, mouse, or other muroid-type animal

 

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