Saturday, 29 December 2018

Chinese New Year 2019 Calendar Date

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What is Chinese New Year 2019 dates?

The Chinese New Year of 2019 falls on 5th February, and the festival will last to 19th February, about 15 days in total. 2019 is a Year of the Pig according to Chinese zodiac but official public holiday, Chinese people can get seven days from February 4th to 10th.



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How long is Chinese New Year holiday?

The Chinese new year holiday is seven days long, from the Lunar New Year's Eve to the sixth day of the first lunar month. Commonly enjoy a longer holiday up to 10 days or more, because in common knowledge among Chinese people, the festival lasts longer, from the Lunar New Year's Eve to the 15th day of the first lunar month (Lantern Festival). The public holiday lasts from February 4th to 10th, during which the New Year’s Eve on February 4th and the New Year's Day on February 5th are the peak time of celebration. The commonly known New Year calendar counts from the New Year’s Eve to the Lantern Festival on February 19th 2019.


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Why change Chinese New Year dates every year?

Chinese New Year dates vary slightly between years, but it usually comes during the period from January 21st to February 20th in Gregorian calendar. The dates change every year because the festival is based on the Chinese Lunar Calendar. The lunar calendar is associated with the movement of the moon, which usually defines traditional festivals like the Chinese New Year (Spring Festival), Lantern Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, and Mid-Autumn Day.


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What is lunar calendar 12 animal signs in Chinese zodiac?

Chinese New Year Calendar (1990 - 2020)
Years
Dates
Animal Signs
1990
27. Jan. 1990
Horse
1991
15. Feb. 1991
Sheep
1992
04. Feb. 1992
Monkey
1993
23. Jan. 1993
Rooster
1994
10. Feb. 1994
Dog
1995
31. Jan. 1995
Pig
1996
19. Feb. 1996
Rat
1997
07. Feb. 1997
Ox
1998
28. Jan. 1998
Tiger
1999
16. Feb. 1999
Rabbit
2000
05. Feb. 2000
Dragon
2001
24. Jan. 2001
Snake
2002
12. Feb. 2002
Horse
2003
01. Feb. 2003
Sheep
2004
22. Jan. 2004
Monkey
2005
09. Feb. 2005
Rooster
2006
29. Jan. 2006
Dog
2007
18. Feb. 2007
Pig
2008
07. Feb. 2008
Rat
2009
26. Jan. 2009
Ox
2010
14. Feb. 2010
Tiger
2011
03. Feb. 2011
Rabbit
2012
23. Jan. 2012
Dragon
2013
10. Feb. 2013
Snake
2014
31. Jan. 2014
Horse
2015
19. Feb. 2015
Sheep
2016
08. Feb. 2016
Monkey
2017
28. Jan. 2017
Rooster
2018
16. Feb. 2018
Dog
2019
05. Feb. 2019
Pig
2020
25. Jan. 2020
Rat

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