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Chinese New Year Overview

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Chinese New Year celebration
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Chinese New Year zodiac (credit: Jakub Hałun)

How long is the Chinese New Year? A complete day-by-day decode of 15-day Chinese New Year Activities

Chinese New Year — Day One (New Year’s Eve)

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Dumplings for the Chinese New Year dinner

Chinese New Year — Day Two

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2nd Day, praying to the ancestors

Chinese New Year — Day Three

Day Four

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Day Five

Day six

Day Seven

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Nu Wa, Chinese creator goddess

Day Eight

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Day Nine

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Jade Emperor

Day Ten to Twelve

Day Thirteen and Fourteen

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Trying to get less of the heavy food…

Day Fifteen

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Lantern festival in Singapore

Chinese New Year Greetings

Greetings for the entire family (especially when you’re addressing a family gathering)

Greetings for Business and at work

Chinese New Year Decorations: Traditional and Modern

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Chinese new year decoration

Upside Down Fu characters

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For good luck

Paper Cuttings

Chinese Red Lanterns

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Red Lanterns, the most typical Chinese decoration

Chinese Knot

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Chines Knots (credit: ProjectManhattan)

Chinese New Year Animals Meaning

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Pig

Rooster

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Rooster, independent, confident, punctual, flexible

Dog

Goat (Sheep)

Monkey

Snake

Rabbit

Tiger

Rat

Ox

Horse

Dragon

5 Cool Chinese New Year Facts

A whopping one-sixth of the world’s population celebrates it

It ushers in the largest human migration around the world

Every year coincides with a Zodiac Animal

The color red is used in bulk

It’s a day devoted to god prayings

Chinese New Year Traditions Food

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Steamed Fish

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One of the Steamed Fish variations

Dumplings

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Dumpling, the classic Chinese dish

Spring Roll

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Spring rolls, so tasty

Longevity Noodles

Sweet Rice Balls

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Sweet rice balls, not the most common version

Firework: why is it ban now?

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Travel Tips During CNY

Is it possible to travel to China during the Chinese New Year?

How difficult is it to book tickets?

Train yourself to be tolerant and fall by the lively spirit side

Where to find an authentic view of fireworks?

Is it cold during the Chinese New Year?

It’s all about East Asian countries and cultures.

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