Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival is the main Chinese festival of the year.
As the Chinese use the lunar calendar for their festivals, the date of Chinese New Year changes from year to year. The date corresponds to the new moon. In 2014 it will be on January the 31.

It is customary to offer foods that symbolize prosperity, wealth, and good health when they have the money to spend for the celebration. This goes in observing superstitious beliefs or traditions, since it is also their traditions for Chinese New Year to avoid things that could bring bad luck.

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8 Good luck Chinese signs

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The concept of luck has a lot of influence in Chinese culture. There are many different Chinese good luck symbols that can be found in homes, households, and belongings. They also take a big part in traditional rituals and celebrations, such as Chinese New Year. Here you can learn a little about some of the most important ones.

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