Chinese New Year
• Friday, January 31
• “Lunar New Year,” or the “Spring Festival”
– (春節 in Chinese).
• Besides China, it is celebrated in Hong
Kong, Indonesia, Tibet, Macau, Malaysia, Phili
ppines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and
Each Chinese year has an animal symbol.
It is said that a person is like the animal that represents the
year they were born .