Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year Fireworks in Hong Kong

Lunar New Year is typically celebrated in Asia during the last part of January or first part of February.
It marks the beginning of the new year in accordance with the Chinese lunar calendar. In Asia, the holiday goes by several different names. Traditions vary according to the country celebrating the festival.

See below for information about Lunar New Year in various cultures

  • Chinese New Year or Spring Festival
  • Vietnamese New Year (Tet in Vietnam)
  • Korean New Year Seollal (in Korea)
  • Tsagaan Sar (in Mongolia)

    See also: Holidays from around the World

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