First of all Happy Chinese New Year 2024 As we all know many Asian countries celebrate the new year at this time like vietnam korea etc are the countries who celebrate happy new year at this time.
Lunar New Year is a big very big celebration in many Asian countries like Vietnam and Korea. It’s also known as the Spring Festival or Chinese New Year.
It happens once a year for 15 days, starting when the moon is new between January 21st and February 20th. The celebration goes on until the moon is full. People celebrate by eating special food and honoring their gods.
How long are the Chinese New Year festivities?
During this time their are many Asian countries like Vietnam and Korea celebrate their New Year. It’s called Lunar New Year also known as the Spring Festival or Chinese New Year. This is the most important holiday in China and many other Asian communities.
The festival is for 15 days which starts with the new moon between Jan. 21 and Feb. 20 in Western calendars. It continues until the full moon after that. At this time people enjoy delicious meals worshipping gods etc.
Happy Chinese New Year 2024: Top 50 wishes, messages, quotes
Here are a few popular Chinese New Year greetings and wishes that you can use to send it to your family friends etc.
- Happy New Year!
- Wishing you prosperity!
- Wishing you good health!
- May all your wishes come true!
- May everything go well for you!
- Wishing you happiness for your family!
- Wishing you success in your career!
- Wishing progress in your studies!
- Wishing joy for your whole family!
- Wishing you the vitality of a dragon and horse!
What is the Chinese Zodiac?
The Chinese Zodiac is a cycle of 12 animals and their characteristics which repeats every 12 years. Each year is of different animal sign. It is mainly celebrated on the lunar calendar.
During the Lunar New Year the animal sign changes. For example, in 2023, it was the Year of the Rabbit, which started on January 22 and ended on February 9. Then, on February 10, the Year of the Dragon began. The Year of the Dragon last happened in 2012.
Before the Lunar New Year
Friends as we all know when a new year starts then we mainly start some work earlier like this before of lunar new year apple mainly cleans their house and also tries to remove bad luck like dust in the house and welcome god as well as Luck.
Some people also decorate their houses as well as buy new clothes to celebrate the lunar new year. And the day of the lunar new year people mainly enjoy delicious meals worship god and start the new year fresh.
New Year’s Eve
The day before New Year’s Eve people clean their ancestors’ graves and then go home. They also decorate their homes with hanging decorations like Spring Festival couplets and red lanterns. Then they went home to celebrate New Year’s eve together, then everyone takes a family dinner. This time very super and it is also very important because it brings lots of people together. As well as they also eat delicious food together.
This dinner is super important and special. because this time is for big families to come together and eat delicious and lucky foods. The food can be different it mainly depends on where you are In china in the north, you might have dumplings and noodles, while in the south, it’s more common to eat rice cakes.
After dinner, people also set off fireworks to celebrate this special day.
Chinese New Year traditions
Festival of Lanterns
As we all know the last day of New Year is known as the Festival of Lanterns and the end of Chinese New Year celebrations.