Lima, January 1, 2022Updated on 01/01/2022 04:06 pm
The Chinese New Year is approaching and unlike Western holidays like Thanksgiving or Christmas, it does not have a fixed date. It is usually celebrated between January 21 to February 20. For this 2022, it will take place on Tuesday, February 1 with representation to the year of the Tiger.
This celebration of Chinese culture lasts 16 days, starting on the eve of the Chinese New Year. In 2022, that is, from January 31 to February 15.
Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is well known for the holidays that mark the end of colder days and people welcome planting, harvesting, and new beginnings. Another name that is given is Lunar New Year, because countries like North and South Korea and Vietnam also celebrate it. And because the Spring Festival goes according to the lunar calendar.
2022 CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION DATES
The most notable dates of the Chinese New Year 2022 are these three days:
New Year’s Eve: January 31, 2022
New Years Day: February 1, 2022
The Lantern Festival on February 15, 2022
WHAT IS THE ANIMAL OF THE CHINESE NEW YEAR 2022?
According to the Chinese zodiac for this 2022 there will be the Water Tiger, from February 1, 2022 to January 21, 2023. It is defined that people born in a year of the tiger will be brave, competitive, unpredictable and secure .
These are the years born under the tiger animal: 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010 and 2022.
HOW IS THE CHINESE NEW YEAR CALCULATED?
The date of the Chinese New Year is decided by the Chinese lunar calendar, which is based on the cycles of the Moon and the Sun and is generally 20 to 50 days ahead of the Gregorian calendar (for international use). This one day of the New Moon, which would be the second after the winter solstice.
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