Chinese New Year 2021, the year of the Metal Ox, begins on Friday, February 12, 2021 and will end on Monday, January 31, 2022.
In China, the Chinese New Year 农历 新年 (NongliXinnian) is the main celebration and the best occasion to meet families. The traditional Chinese New Year festival, also called the 春节 Spring Festival (Chunjie), has a history of over 4000 years.
Chinese New Year marks the 1st day of the Chinese lunar calendar, on the second new moon since the winter solstice and before the lunar phase of the spring equinox. So, the date of the Chinese New Year varies from year to year. In 2021, the Chinese New Year will begin on Friday, February 12.
The Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year is also called the Spring Festival. This term symbolizes “eagerly awaiting spring”