Chinese New Year 2018 Happy New Year! It may seem a little later to celebrate the New Year but no party is bigger than Chinese New Year. And this year it's the year of the dog. In ancient Chinese legend, there was a race across a river between 12 animals; a rat, a dragon, a tiger, an ox, a rabbit...
Celebrate year of the Rooster with your friends and family! Saturday the 28th January is officially Chinese New Year. Yes - that means it's time to drag your Dragon decorations out and your Chinese Flags! 23 Chinese New Year 2017 - Year of the Rooster!! Are you looking to dress up for Chinese New Year? Well if so now you...
Chinese New Year is the biggest of all Chinese festivals and a public holiday in many parts of the world where there are Chinese communities. Celebrations often last for 15 days, but traditionally they would begin on the 23rd day of the 12th lunar month and end on the 15th of the first lunar month. Modern society makes it much harder to hold such long festivities, but both New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are always alive with celebrations. Monday 8th February 2016 will mark the year of the monkey. People born in this year are said to be generous and intelligent! While China adopted the Georgian calendar in 1911, traditions have always remained. After switching calendars “New Year” did not seem a fitting name for the celebration so it became known as Spring Festival. Continue reading →