Why is the Chinese New Year important?

In 2018 the Year of the Dog was the celebration of the Happy Chinese New Year on February 16, 2018.

The Chinese New Year (or “Spring Festival” in mainland China) is the most traditional festival in China and is celebrated by the traditional Chinese calendar of Lonzolar, which consists of calendar systems Gregory and solar-lunar.

This event is very important for them because it is the beginning of a new year, the moment when people meet. As you know, families sometimes live throughout the year.

It happens that the father works in a village, the mother is a nanny in another village and the children grow up with their grandparents. For some families, this is the only time in the year they meet.

How long will it take?

  • Officially only 7 days
  • However, many people have to leave before arrival or access later, and it takes one to two weeks.
  • In fact, the country celebrates from February 1 to February 28, 2018.

The most important dates for the Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year: Family reunion day
Chinese Calendar: “Get rid of the night”
Chinese New Year: Family Day (close) and New Year greetings.

It is important like Christmas or Thanksgiving in the West.

  • The family meets.
  • People stop fireworks.
  • People eat special food.

Much of this is traditional and has become more traditional over time.

Most countries in Asia do not worry about Halloween, Thanksgiving, Easter or Christmas. Instead, they have:

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