When Is Chinese New Year or Spring Festival or Lunar New Year 2021 Celebrated In China

The Chinese New Year 2021 which is also known as Spring Festival or Lunar New Year has a very old history of more than 4000 years. The Chinese follow the Lunar calendar to celebrate their Chinese New Year or Chinese Spring Festival and according to this calendar, the dates may vary but fall on a day between 21st Jan to Feb 20th. The traditional Chinese New Year Celebrations continue till two weeks including lots of colorful events like red lanterns, loud fireworks, massive banquets and parades, and the special celebrations for Chinese Lunar New Year’s Eve. Chinese New Year is a national holiday in China. On this occasion, schools, colleges, universities, most businesses, public and private offices, and other organizations are closed. On this special occasion (Chinese New Year 2021) people like to spend time with their family members and friends. People also send Chinese New Year Greetings Messages to each other, clean their homes, but Chinese New Year poetry pictures on walls and wear new clothes on this occasion. Chinese people also prepare special and traditional recipes for this event. Officially this year the Chinese New Year 2021 Holidays or Chinese Spring Festival Holidays 2021 will consist of 7 days starting from Feb 11 – Feb 17.

How to Say Happy New Year in the Chinese Language:
  • 新年好

    xīn nián hǎo

    过年好

    guò nián hǎo

    新年快乐

    xīn nián kuài lè

Chinese New Year Animals – 12 Chinese New Year Zodiac Signs:

Chinese people represent each year with different 12 Chinese New Year Zodiac Signs. The name of all different 12 Chinese New Year Zodiac Signs (12 Chinese New Year Animals) are as follows Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig.

Chinese Zodiac Signs

According to Chinese New Year Animals Zodiac Signs, the Chinese New Year 2021 is the year of the Pig. The animal signs are considered to influence the character and destiny of people and also influence the specific year. Every chine is very conscious about hir/her own Chinese Zodiac Animal Sign. If you want to know about your Chinese Zodiac Sign then Click Here.
It is very important to know that How long is the Chinese New Year or Chinese Spring Festival or Chinese Lunar New Year Celebrations in China? The answer to this question is this: the Chinese Spring Festival celebrations continue till 23 days and ends on the 15th day of the first Chinese Lunar Calendar month. The official holidays are seven including three legal holidays.
When Is Chinese New Year 2021 or Chinese Spring Festival 2021 Celebrated In China:
In China, the Chinese New Year 2021 or Chinese Spring Festival 2021 or Chinese Lunar New Year 2021 is celebrated on Saturday, 25th January 2021 and this year has given the title as “The Year of the Rat“. On the occasion of Chinese New Year in China, all stores and shops and other businesses are closed during the days of the Chinese Spring Festival. People prepared special Chinese Spring Festival Dishes and enjoy the Laba Festival.

What People Will Do on Chinese New Year 2021 in China:

Most of the Chinese people will welcome the Chinese New Year 2021 or Chinese Lunar New Year 2021 or Chinese Spring Festival 2021 by decorating and cleaning their homes. People will paste Chinese New Year Pictures 2021 along with red posters of poetic verses on their doors and walls. People also decorate their homes with red lanterns also. On the occasion of Chinese New Year, people meet their relatives and friends and greet each other.

In the evening of the Chinese Spring Festival Eve 2021, many people will enjoy fireworks and firecrackers with hoping for good luck. Chinese children receive “luck” money on this occasion and enjoy the event with their parents and relatives. Most of the Chinese people will wear new clothes and send Chinese New Year Greetings Messages 2021 to each other. There are many other activities including beating drums, striking gongs, dragon and lion dances, are all also part of the Chinese Spring Festival 2021.

Public Life:

The Chinese Spring Festival is a national holiday in China. Government offices, schools, universities, and many Government and private business organizations and companies are closed from the Chinese Spring Festival Eve to the seventh day of the first Chinese Lunar Calendar month. In China, public transport continues its routine operation during the Chinese New Year period.

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