Chinese New Year Preparations: Start Now!
About Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year is celebrated for about fifteen days. The Chinese New Year gets determined by the Chinese Lunar Calendar. Therefore it is sometimes called the Lunar New Year. In 2012, the Chinese Lunar Festival will start on the 23rd of January. Working people in China , can take weeks of holidays so they can join the company of their near and dear ones and feast with their family members on Chinese New Year’s Eve or Lunar New Year's Eve. Although with changing times, and increasing mobility of people the celebration of Chinese New Year Festival has undergone some changes, many still very fervently follow customs their elders taught them.
Chinese New Year 2012 is the year of the Dragon. Learn about what this animal sign signifies and what lies in the year ahead in 2012. Click here.