Preparation for the new year begins on February 8th, 2018, and lasts until New Years Eve.
Chinese New Year officially begins on February 16th, 2018, and ends on March 2nd.
Feb 27th–Mar 2nd
Preparations begin the 27th, and the Lantern Festival is held on March 2nd.
From the terrible monster Nian, to gods and superstitions, discover the origins of the Spring Festival.
Make sure your new year is filled with good fortune by avoiding these 10 new year taboos!
Not sure what to wear? Learn about historical and contemporary outfits for the Chinese New Year.
Discover the bright and colorful Spring Festival decorations, their origins, meanings and more.
Red pockets, or 红包 (hóng bāo), are small red envelopes filled with lucky money and given to children.
Shown once a year on new year's eve, CCTV's Gala is the signature variety show of the Spring Festival.