When is Chinese New Year?
Friday, February 12th, 2021
How long is Chinese New Year?
Celebrations last up to 16 days, but only the first 7 days are considered a public holiday (February 11th–17th, 2021).
Chinese New Year is celebrated by more than 20% of the world, and is the most important holiday in China.
Preparations for the new year begin on February 4th, 2021, and last until New Years Eve.
Feb 12th–Feb 22nd
Chinese New Year officially begins on February 12th, 2021, and ends on February 22nd.
Preparations begin the 23rd, and the Lantern Festival is held on February 26th.
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