Year of the Tiger

Chinese New Year 2022

When is Chinese New Year 2022? Tuesday, February 1

Chinese New Year 2022 falls on Tuesday, February 1st, 2022, and celebrations culminate with the Lantern Festival on February 15th, 2022.

How Long is Chinese New Year? 16 Days

Celebrations last up to 16 days, but only the first 7 days are considered a public holiday (January 31st–February 6th, 2022).

What is the 2022 Chinese Zodiac? Tiger

Chinese New Year marks the transition between zodiac signs: 2022 is the year of the Tiger; 2021 the year of the Ox.

8 Days
Jan 24th–31st
Little Year

Preparations for the new year begin on January 24th, 2022, and last until New Years Eve.

11 Days
Feb 1st–Feb 11th
Spring Festival

Chinese New Year officially begins on February 1st, 2022, and ends on February 11th.

4 Days
Feb 12th–15th
Lantern Festival

Preparations begin the 12th, and the Lantern Festival is held on February 15th.


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Shown once a year on new year's eve, CCTV's Gala is the signature variety show of the Spring Festival.