When Chinese New Year 2019?  Where to do people Celebrate?

When Chinese New Year 2019? Where to do people Celebrate?

December 14, 2018 8 By Sam Frederiksen

When Chinese New Year 2019? Where to do people Celebrate? What to expect when Chinese New Year officially begins.  Chinese New Year is a time of happiness and good fortune and it’s important to spread the goodwill.

When Chinese New Year 2019?

February 5th, 2019 – February 19th

Where to do people Celebrate?

Hey everyone,

Firstly I like to thank you for stopping by and reading my post.  Hope you having a fantastic day.  Wow where do I start.  Chinese New Year for 2019 starts in February the 5th and continues all the way to 19th February.  This is celebrated not only in China but all around the world.

When Chinese New Year 2019

Where to do people Celebrate? – Very Popular

  • Beijing, China
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Hong Kong
  • Taipei, Taiwan
  • Shanghai, China
  • San Francisco Chinese New Year parade is said to be the largest and oldest outside of Asia.
  • Paris, France
  • London, UK
  • Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Manila, The Philippines
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Los Angeles, USA

Of course these are just some of the many popular places people celebrate Chinese New Years.  Do you have a great picture from a Chinese New Years, Love to see some, feel Free to comment below.

When Chinese New Year 2019?

February 5th, 2019 – February 19th

What to Expect on February 5th – Celebrations

  • Chinese New Year is a time of happiness and good fortune and it’s important to spread the goodwill.
  • Quarrels, fights, or negative attitudes during this time will bring you bad luck.
  • Visit your family and friends often to share the New Year with them. Discuss what happened in the previous year, your plans for the coming one, and just overall enjoy your time together.
  • Say “Gong Xi,” pronounced “gong zee.” This means “Congratulations!”
  • Chinese New Year, or the Chinese Spring Festival, is the most significant holiday for Chinese.
  • It lasts for the first fifteen days of the Chinese lunar calendar, which varies from year to year.
  • The celebration includes
  • Chinese New Year parades are a rare opportunity to watch costumed dragon dancers and lion dancers.

When Chinese New Year 2019

  • Decorations
  • Parades
  • Folk traditions
  • Wonderful feasts
  • Set off fireworks at midnight when the New Year begins.
  • The loud noises are thought to scare the bad spirits away
  • Expect a lot of noise and excitement if you’re living in a Chinese community!

New Year Fireworks

Interesting to Note

Chinese go to temples to pray for good luck during the New Year celebration period. Show gratitude and respect for your ancestors. Traditional customs associated with this, such as bowing to a shrine dedicated to them.  People also burn incense sticks and have their fortunes told. Fortune sticks near the entrance to the temple can usually be found.  Questions are asked then people shake the tube until a numbered stick falls out. You can then get a fortune teller to interpret.

Cleaning Your Home

  • Don’t clean during this time,  because you can “sweep away” the good luck
  • Therefore by cleaning the home just before this time of year will “sweep away the bad luck”
  • This makes the house ready for the good luck to start entering again.
  • A new haircut is often done.

Red is the Color of Good Luck in Chinese Culture

China 2019

  • Often used for new year decorations.
  • The number “8” also symbolizes good luck and wealth
  • Paint your door, door frame, or window panes red for a real change
  • Paste paper cutouts depict scenes from Chinese mythology, and are traditionally put up on south and north facing windows.
  • Chinese New Year paintings and artwork.
  • Write spring-themed couplets yourself on red paper.
  • Made of red paper Lanterns are one of the most common decorations during Chinese New Year.
  • Chinese new years, makes this time of year a beautiful scene.

Common things to wear for Chinese New Year

  • Avoid wearing black during the celebration period.  Black symbolizes bad luck.
  • Traditional Chinese clothing, this is the perfect time to wear it.
  • Beautiful silk clothing. Associated with joy, happiness, good luck, wealth and good fortune
  • Red clothes in the spirit of the celebrations.
  • Gold is another suitable color
  • This is a time of good fortune

When Chinese New Year 2019

When Chinese New Year 2019?

February 5th, 2019 – February 19th

People Celebrate Chinese New Year?

About 1.5 billion people will welcome the Year of the Pig

Are you going to be one of them?

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