When is chinese new year

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Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, falls on the second new moon after the winter solstice. It usually occurs between January 21st and February 20th on the Gregorian calendar. This festive occasion marks the beginning of the lunar calendar and is celebrated by Chinese communities worldwide. It involves family gatherings, feasting, exchanging red envelopes (hongbao) for good luck, and various cultural activities like dragon dances and fireworks. The date varies each year based on the lunar calendar’s cycles.

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