An Prosperous Beginning for the Year
Another Cultural World Event happening is of course the Lunar New Year. Also known as Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival. It is to celebrate the coming of spring, new harvest and new beginnings.
In countries such as Malaysia, China, Singapore, Korean and many others, celebrate this season with great joy and appreciation for the year ahead. There are family gatherings and friends also get together to celebrate the New Year with a hope of an prosperous year ahead.
This year is also the year of the Dog according to the Chinese Zodiacs. The Chinese Zodiacs follow a yearly cycle as oppose to the monthly cycle for western zodiacs. There are 12 Zodiacs all together, and each Zodiac hold their own meaning. If you would like to find out your Chinese Calendar Zodiac, you can do so here. It’s great fun!
There are many amazing things about this holiday that I would suggest you read up on here (https://chinesenewyear2018.com/21-things-you-didnt-know-about-chinese-new-year/).