How Do People Celebrate Chinese New Year?

Dragon Dance
Dragon Dance

Chinese New Year, also called the Spring Festival, is a giant festival celebrated by millions of people around the world especially those with Chinese background. It is one of the most impactful holidays which lasted for a little bit more than 2 weeks. Furthermore, in China, it is considered as a national holiday and can last for as long as a month of holiday. The Chinese New Year is also known as Lunar New Year as it is a new year that follows the lunar calendar and is not celebrated on the 1st of January, like the usual Western New Year which we celebrate on the first day of the Gregorian calendar.

As we know now, Lunar New Year is celebrated for 15 days, but what do people do during those 15 days? Below is a guide on how Chinese New Year is celebrated by people around the world in 2021.

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7 Things You Should Know About Chinese New Year

Festival
Festival

Chinese New Year is one of the most important festivals, especially in China. It is also known as Lunar New Year as it is based off the lunar calendar, which means it follows the duration of the moon that goes around the earth. What makes it unique about Chinese New Year is that it lasts for as long as 15 days and there are a lot of traditions related to Chinese New Year that you may have not known yet. Below are 7 things you should know about the Chinese New Year.

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