Celebration Dates of Chinese New Year 2017: Jan.27, 2017 (Chinese New Year's Eve) to Feb.11th, 2017 (Lantern Festival). This year, Chinese New Year will be celebrated on Saturday January 8th, being the start of the Year of the Rooster, which ends on Feburary 15th , 2018 according to the Chinese lunar calendar.
2017 is the year of the Rooster in the Chinese zodiac. Rooster years: …1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029… If you were born in a year listed, then you are a Rooster. Let’s see the forecasts for Roosters in 2017, find out what type of Rooster you are!
Spring Festival, also known as Chinese New Year, is the most important traditional festival in China. It begins on the first day of the first lunar month (usually in late January or early February) and ends on the 15th day of the first lunar month (Lantern Festival).
Chinese New Year is a time for families to be together. Celebrations include having annual reunion dinner on Chinese New Year's Eve, setting firecrackers, giving lucky money to children, ringing the New Year bell, sending Chinese New Year greetings, dragon and lion dancing, and Niu Yangge (traditional dance in northern China).