What is Chinese New Year? Like every culture has its own celebrations, traditions, festivities, holidays, and shenanigans, for people from China, the most important holiday and celebration throughout the year is the Chinese New Year. More than 20 percent of the world celebrates it! It is a Chinese celebration of the beginning of a year. Like how we celebrate New Year's on the 1st of January, this culture celebrate their new year based on their traditional Chinese calendar or Lunar Calendar. The new years for people with roots of China from various ancestral customs. Every year, the first day of this event begins on the new moon that appears between the 21st of January and the 20th of February. If you ever pay a visit to China, you'll hear them referring to the festival as 'Chunji,' which means the Spring Festival! Yes, the Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival since it signifies new beginnings and fresh starts.
This event is one of the world's most celebrated festivals. It does help when you are the country with the world's highest population. It is sometimes also referred to as the Spring Festival. The neat thing about this holiday is that the date it observed constantly changes based on the cycles of the moon. It can occur anywhere between late January to late February. The first night of the celebration is the night that the most fireworks are set off in the world. There are also some curious traditions with this one. You can't shower on New Year's Day and you can't sweep or throw out garbage until the fifth day. These worksheets include puzzles, reading sheets, editing activities, and extended writing activities. We cover a great deal of tradition and modern thoughts on the rituals of the holiday.