Lunar New Year is the beginning of a calendar year whose months are coordinated by the cycles of the moon.The relevant calendar may be a purely lunar calendar or a lunisolar calendar.. Celebrations. The following East Asian and Southeast Asian Lunar New Year celebrations are, or were, based on the traditional Chinese lunisolar calendar (occurring in late January or early February). For example, in 1963, 1982, and 2001, May 28th coincided with the sixth day of the fourth month in lunar year. To decide when a leap month needs to be added to bring the lunar calendar in relation to the earth's movement around the sun, the 24 solar terms are considered.
Chinese New Year for the year 2020 is celebrated/ observed on Saturday, January 25. This year the animal sign is the Rat. Chinese New Year is the first day of the New Year in the Chinese lunisolar calendar (Chinese traditional calendar). It is also known as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival. Chinese New Year 2019, from Hong Kong to Paris, from Singapore to Malaysia, from Toronto to New York, from Montreal to Buenos Aires, is synonymous with the start of the Spring Festival and the beginning of a new cycle in the Chinese zodiac cycle. Needless to say that it's the most important day of the year and the start of specific holidays and celebrations in many Asian countries.
Chinese New Year (or generally referred to as Lunar New Year globally) is the Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar.The festival is usually referred to as the Spring Festival in mainland China, and is one of several Lunar New Years in Asia. Observances traditionally take place from the evening preceding the first day of the year to the 2019 date: Tuesday, 5 February, Pig. Nevertheless, the Chinese People keep their traditional feasts fixed on the dates of the Chinese Lunar Calendar. These feasts are very vivid today such as the Spring Festivities, symbol of the arrival of the Chinese New Year. The Spring Festival takes place always on the first day of the first month on the Chinese Lunar Calendar.4.1/5(195).
The official kick-off of Lunar New Year is the New Year’s Day Parade. This is an annual event; however, the actual date varies one year to the next. During this parade, the highlight is a 238-meter long dragon that makes its way through the Historic City Centre streets. Chinese New Year, also known as the "Spring Festival" in modern Mainland China, is China's most important traditional festival, celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar, which consists of both Gregorian and lunar-solar calendar systems.
Starting February 05, 2019, it is the year of the Pig as per the Chinese calendar. 2020 is the year of the Rat and the Chinese new year 2020 falls on January 25. Today's Lunar Date Day Piller. According to Chinese calendar, from February 05, 2019 to January 24, 2020 is Year of the Pig.You can use our Chinese Farmer's Almanac calendar (Tung Shing or Tung Shu) to find out things suggested to do or not to do for each day, and holidays and solar terms in each month.