Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, is China's most important festival. It is time for the big families to be together. In 2021, Chinese New Year festival falls on February 12. It is the Year of the Ox according to the Chinese zodiac, which features a 12-year cycle with each year represented by a specific animal.
Want to know more about the ritual of Chinese New Year? These are some fun facts!
Firecrackers = No More Bad Luck
So many people stay up on Chinese New Year’s Eve and set firecrackers at midnight to scare off monsters and bad luck. In the morning, firecrackers are used again to welcome the new year and wish for good luck.