Happy Lunar (Chinese) New Year!
In China, Lunar New Year lasts from the new moon to the next full moon (15 days). In Chinese culture, the first day of Lunar New Year is called the Spring Festival, and the final day is the Lantern Festival.
Lunar New Year is celebrated throughout many Asian cultures, and each cutlure has its own name for the holiday. In South Korea, it is called Seollal. In Vietnam it is known as Tết, short for Tết Nguyên Đán.
2023: Year of the Rabbit
There are 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac. The animals each have different characteristics, and coincide with the lunar calendar, which falls in a 12-year cycle. 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit.
Are you a rabbit? Check out this Chinese Zodiac Calculator to look up your own Chinese zodiac sign.