"Kung Hei Fat Choy" to our Chinese friends. For us who are not so familiar with the way how our friends are celebrating the turn of the year, here are some facts:
- It is celebrated on the eve of the Chinese Calendar (New Year's Eve) up to the 15th day of the next month (falling between January 20 or 21-the Lantern Festival). The longest celebration in the Chinese calendar.
-They celebrate New Year as tribute to Gods and their ancestors.
-In China, it is also known as the "Spring Festival" and "Lunar New Year"
Let us understand it more: (I have employed colors for easy reading)