Chinese Spring Festival

Lunar New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, is the most important festival in China. It’s time to get the family together, and it’s another statutory public holiday for a week.

Lunar New Year 2021 is Friday, February 12, 2021, and the Year of the Ox has begun. The public holiday in China will be from February 11 to 17, 2021.

The date of the lunar calendar is determined by the lunar calendar: the festival is the second new moon after the winter solstice on December 21. Therefore, each time the Chinese lunar calendar is between different dates in the usual solar calendar, January 21 and February 20.

Although it is winter in most parts of China, the Lunar New Year is generally called the Spring Festival in China. Because it starts with the beginning of spring (the first of twenty-four terms coordinated with the changes in nature), and it marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring.

The Spring Festival is the Lunar New Year, which represents the desire for a new life.

One of the most famous traditional greetings for the Lunar New Year is Gong Xi Fa Cai in Cantonese, which literally means “Greetings, Get Rich”. In Mandarin, it is gongxi facai / gong-sshee faa-tseye /.

The main activities of the Lunar New Year include: 1) putting on decorations, 2) having a reunion dinner with the family on New Year’s Eve, 3) firecrackers and fireworks, and 4) giving red envelopes and other gifts.


Post time: Feb-11-2021