When is Chinese New Year?
The Chinese New Year starts somewhere between late January and Early February.
The date changes from year to year because it follows an ancient farmer calendar which is based on phases of the moon. This year Chinese New Year starts on 1st February and lasts 15 days.
Why do we celebrate Lunar new year and what is it the Year of the Tiger?
Check out this quick video to see why Chines new year/ Lunar near year is celebrated:
How can you celebrate Lunar new year?
- • Why not create you own paper lantern ready for the lantern festival?
- • Make some Tiger bread in celebration for the Year of the Tiger
- Create you own cardboard Tiger:
- Try and learn Happy New year in Mandarin!