The Chinese New Year that is celebrated for about fifteen days is one moment in the year when the whole nation feels united as they can imagine each other’s enjoyment. The Chinese New Year gets determined by the Lunar calendar and therefore it is sometimes called the Lunar New Year. In 2022, the Chinese Lunar Year Festival would start from 1st of February. As every one is aware of its significance, the working people in China can take weeks of holidays so that they can join the company of their near and dear ones and a feast with their family members on the Lunar New Year’s Eve. Although with the changing times and increasing mobility of the people the celebration of Chinese New Year Festival has undergone some changes, everybody still very fervently follow all the customs that their elders have taught them.
How long is Chinese Lunar New Year?
In China, the celebration lasts 15 days, with the Spring Lantern Festival on the final day. Tết Nguyên Đán is a week long, and Seollal in South Korea goes for three days. Families also continuously spend time with one another during each of the days, Yang said.
When exactly is the Lunar New Year?
Because it depends on the Moon, the date of Lunar New Year actually changes each year, but it will always fall some time between 21 January and 20 February.