Chinese Luna New Year

February 20, 2019

A group of students celebrated Luna New Year (or the Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival) on Saturday, 9th of February.

The Chinese New Year is celebrated on the 5th of February, according to the traditional Chinese Calendar.

In the Chinese astrology, each year is represented by an animal. 2019 is the year of the Earth Pig, which is predicted to be a lucky year.

The Lunar New Year, one of the world’s most important and popular festivals, is the cause of the largest annual mass human migration in the world and the holiday is celebrated in countries like Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Australia, the Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Southeast Asia and Mauritius, but also Europe, Australia, New Zealand, America and Canada.