Interesting Facts About Chinese New Year

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1,The first day of the first lunar month was not called the Spring Festival in ancient times, but called New Year’s day.

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2, In Chinese history, the word “Spring Festival” is not a festival, but a special reference to the “Start of Spring” of the 24 solar terms.

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3,The Spring Festival generally refers to the beginning of the Chinese lunar year, that is, the first day of the first lunar month. The Chinese folk Spring Festival in its broad sense refers to the eighth day of the twelfth lunar month, or the twelfth lunar month 23, 24, until the fifteenth day of the first lunar month.

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4,Although the Spring Festival is a general custom, but the content of the celebration is different every day. From the first day to the seventh day, it is the day of the chicken, the day of the dog, the day of the pig, the day of the sheep, the day of the ox, the day of the horse and the day of the man.

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5,In addition to China, there are many other countries in the world that celebrate the Lunar New Year as an official holiday. They are: South Korea, North Korea, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Mauritius, Myanmar, and Brunei.

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Post time: Jan-14-2021