2022 Chinese New Year – Date, Animal, Celebration, and Food | 2022 CNY

It’s around the corner again. The Chinese New Year 2022 is here again which is also known as the lunar new year. It is a time of celebration for China citizens, Sinophone communities, and the non-Chinese people. On this day, people wish, eat, make merry, and pray to their gods. The Chinese New Year is the most important day in China. More than one billion people celebrate with one another. Each year for the Chinese New Year has its animal sign for example year of the tiger, year of the cat, year of the pig, and so on.

2022 Chinese New Year - Date, Animal, Celebration, and Food | 2022 CNY

The Chinese New Year is determined by the Chinese lunar calendar and the animal sign by the Chinese zodiac. The Chinese zodiac consists of twelve animals. And the animal the New Year falls on is the animal that will be celebrated for the Chinese New Year. Chinese New Year brings a new moon with it and the Chinese New Year ends with a lit festival lantern. The festival is celebrated with dances like lion dances, dragon dances and so on like that. Read below for more content.

Chinese New Year Eve

The Chinese eve for the Chinese New Year is falling on the 31st of January 2022. The celebration on the New Year is very little and on the Chinese New Year. It is when you feel the ground trembling beneath your feet because of the great celebration.

When is 2022 Chinese New Year?

The Chinese New Year is decided by the Chinese lunar calendar. This year’s Chinese New Year falls on the 1st of February 2022. On the 1st of this month, there will be lots of festivity in the air so as there will be so much dance, food, and wishes.

What Animal is For the 2022 Chinese New Year?

The animal that will be celebrated for the Chinese New Year is the tiger. It is the third in the 12 animal Chinese zodiac cycles which stands for power, bravery, and strength. Also, the animal is also the most significant animal in the culture of the Chinese. The tiger also stands for other reasons like righteousness and majesty.

How Long is the 2022 Chinese New Year?

2022 Chinese New Year lasts for at least 16 days which is for 2 weeks. It will commence from the 31st of January to the 15th of February. Each of the sixteen days of the festival has its meaning. And the citizens of China are given a week to celebrate the new year. The New Year starts with a new moon from its horizon and the festival ends with a lit lantern festival.

Where is Chinese New Year Celebrated?

The Chinese New Year is celebrated in China and is mostly observed in the East and Southeast Asian countries, Vietnam, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, and as have mentioned earlier in china.  The Chinese New Year is also known with other names in some places as Chinese New Year, spring festival, Tet Nguyen Dan, or by Seol-Nal.

What Color Means Luck During the Chinese New Year

The color red means luck during the Chinese New Year. They believe the red stands for a lot of things like vitality, celebration, good fortune, good luck, prosperity ad it also relates to fire and as well energy. The red color in China is their primary celebratory color and their cultural color.

What Happens on the 11th Day of the Chinese New Year?

On the 11th day of every Chinese New Year celebrated, the fathers do invite their sons-in-law to dinner at their house. So on this eleventh and tenth day of the Chinese New Year, the leftover from the birthday celebration of the jade emperor is usually eaten on this day.

What is Usually Eaten on the 15th of the Chinese New Year?

On the 15th of every Chinese New Year celebrated as the 15th of the Chinese New Year is the lantern day for them.  on the 15th tang Yuan which is a glutinous rice ball is eaten, this rice and the roundness symbolizes togetherness and family gathering in China.

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