Happy Chinese New Year 2022: Quotes, GIFs & WhatsApp Stickers, and more! Lunar New Year 2022 is falling on February 1 this year. This Lunar New Year celebration will last for two weeks. It is also known as the Chinese New Year and Spring Festival. It is celebrated by Chinese communities around the world, their traditions and customs differ from others. The celebration begins with the rise of the second moon after the winter solstice. Lunar New Year is celebrated with great enthusiasm and this year the main days of celebration will be on 31st January and 1st February. Follow More Update On Newsminatii.in
The date of lunar new year 2022 is not the same every year
Lunar New Year 2022 does not fall on the same date every year. It is celebrated according to the cycles of the moon. It usually falls between 20 January and 21 February each year according to the Gregorian calendar. Each year is associated with one of the 12 animals of the zodiac, the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, python, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig. The year 2022 is the year of the tiger, while 2021 was the year of the bull. Lunar New Year celebrations will take place on 31 January and 1 February this year.
The Chinese New Year is said to date back to the 14th century BC. In ancient times named legends, there was a demon named Niyan who attacked the people and spread a lot of terror. However, he was horrified at the sight of the red color, the sound of firecrackers, and the fireworks. People used these things to scare and drive him away.
Apart from China, this day is also celebrated with pomp in East Asian countries. Countries like Vietnam, South Korea, North Korea, and Mongolia celebrate it on the same day with different names and traditions. On this day people clean their homes and wish them luck and prosperity leaving behind the sorrows and misfortunes of the previous year. The color red is of great importance to the Chinese people and on this day houses are decorated with bright red banners and children are given money in red envelopes.
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