Chinese New Year 2018
Chinese New Year is the most important Chinese holiday. Mark it on the lunar-solar (Chinese) calendar, so their chronology does not coincide with the usual time for us. The duration of the celebration of the Chinese New Year (or the Chinese themselves are called the Lunar New Year) lasts about 15 days. During this time, life in China becomes non-working, the inhabitants of the Celestial Empire take a rest, celebrate the holiday with the family. Just at this time, the Chinese are visiting their relatives and friends. They shop, watch traditional Chinese shows, fireworks and plan for the next year.
Unlike the New Year, which begins on January 1 every year, the Chinese New Year date changes yearly and it depends on the Moon cycle. In 2018 year in China celebrate 4716 year Dogs, which begins 15-02-2018 16:05 th and lasting up to 04-02-2019 16:03 mo, then to him in 2019 will come the year Boar (Pig). City New York.
Traditional Chinese New Year is confined to the winter new moon after the complete lunar cycle, which took place after the winter solstice (that is, on the second new moon after December 21). In the Gregorian calendar this corresponds to one of the days between January 21 and February 21.
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