HAPPY LUNAR NEW YEAR!

HAPPY LUNAR NEW YEAR!

This year on February 5th, many Asian cultures are ringing in the new year again - this time for the lunar calendar! Lunar New Year is widely celebrated across Asia with festivities like grand family gatherings and entertaining public parades. This also marks the first day of the Year of the Pig, according to the 12-part Chinese zodiac.

WELCOME IN THE YEAR OF THE PIG

WELCOME IN THE YEAR OF THE PIG

It’s said that the Pig symbolizes generosity and popularity with friends. Those born under the sign of the Pig are said to be happy, honest, trusting and sincere.


LUNAR NEW YEAR IS CELEBRATED BY MANY VASTLY DIFFERING CULTURES. BELOW ARE SOME POPULAR NEW YEAR PRACTICES:

 

Discover your zodiac sign, based on the year you were born!

*Sources: Travel China Guide, China Highlights, ChinaToday.com