To help mark this momentous occasion, several brands have launched special capsule collections or limited editions of fan favorite products in honor of the Lunar New Year. Who knows? They can give you some extra luck to make a great leap in 2020 and create a new beginning for yourself, which is something that has the backing of the energy of the Year of the Rat! That festival draws more than 100,000 spectators each year.
Saturday marked the first day of the Chinese New Year for 2020, which fell on January 25 this year, according to the Chinese lunar calendar.
The Chinese Embassy in Kenya partnered with Two Rivers Mall, the Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi and Erdemann Chinese Culture Center to host the celebrations that runs until February 2. He then planned to hit up the Lunar New Year festival at Metropolis at Metrotown.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and Rochelle, the social media director for Grand Villa Casino help ring in the Lunar New Year in Burnaby on Saturday.
It's the Chinese New Year 2020, which means it's time to say goodbye to the Year of the Pig and hello to the Year of the Rat.
The date of the Chinese New Year, also known as the Lunar New Year, changes because, unlike the traditional celebration of the Western New Year that sees us celebrate on December 31, the Chinese New Year is based on the lunar calendar instead of the Gregorian. As of Saturday, the virus had killed 26 people and sickened hundreds, according to Chinese authorities.
He said that in 2019 the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival attracted over 25,000 visitors, making it of one of the biggest of its kind in Europe.