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2/05/2018

When is Chinese New Year in 2018?What cultural customs are there?

When is Chinese New Year in 2018?


Chinese New Year in 2018 is on Friday, the 16th of February(16/2/2018).

According to the Chinese 12-year animal zodiac cycle, the Chinese year beginning in 2018 is the year of the Dog. Each Chinese zodiac year begins on Chinese New Year's Day.

Dog years are believed to be the most unlucky for people born in previous years of the Dog.

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.
Chinese New Year can begin anytime between late January and mid-February.

China's Spring Festival public holiday starts on the Chinese New Year, and lasts for 7 days.

What are the cultural customs in the Chinese new year?

1:Clean up the room


2:Paste antithetical couplet

3:Family reunion dinner

4:To set off firecrackers

5:Visiting relatives

6:Give the child a red bag

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