The chinese new year of 2021 falls on february 12th friday and the festival will last to february 26th about 15 days in total. Chinese new year is the first day of the new year in the chinese lunisolar calendar chinese traditional calendar.
After some successive big years there must be several small years or vice versa so the new year date can never go out of the range.
Chinese new year 20201. Holidays at primarygames primarygames has a large collection of holiday games crafts coloring pages postcards and stationery for the following holidays. Chinese new year for the year 2021 is celebrated observed on friday february 12. The standard public holiday for mainland chinese is the 7 days from chinese new year s eve to day 6 of the lunar calendar new year.
Below is a list of chinese new year date from 2020 to 2043. It is also known as the lunar new year or the spring festival. Chinese new year for the year 2020 is celebrated observed on saturday january 25.
Chinese new year 2021 is also known as the lunar new year 2021 and spring festival. Chinese new year is the first day of the new year in the chinese lunisolar calendar chinese traditional calendar. We will update the list every february.
Patrick s day thanksgiving presidents day hanukkah new year s eve and more. Traditionally chinese lunar new year activities started as early as three weeks before chinese new year s eve but a week before was more usual. See the full calendar.
Chinese new year 2021 falls on friday february 12th 2021 and celebrations culminate with the lantern festival on february 26th 2021. It has been celebrated for over 1 000 years possibly much longer and the traditions involved are deeply ingrained in chinese culture. This year the animal sign is the ox.
As an official public holiday chinese people can get seven days absence from work from february 11th to 17th. Learning at primarygames calling all teachers. This year the animal sign is the rat.
Chinese new year is observed by chinese communities scattered all over the world and has a history going back thousands of years. 2021 is a year of the ox according to chinese zodiac. Friday february 12th 2021.
Chinese new year is the most important annually recurring festival for people of chinese ancestry all over the world. Christmas halloween easter valentine s day st. It is also known as the lunar new year or the spring festival.
When is chinese new year. Legend has it that emperor huang ti introduced the holiday in 2637 b c but no one knows for sure when it began. The lunar calendar has been running for over 4000 years.
February 11 17 2021. Every day is a day to celebrate. Discover the traditions taboos dishes and drinks that are part of china s most important holiday.