Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is a holiday that is celebrated by people of Chinese descent around the world. It is typically observed on the first day of the first month of the Chinese calendar, which falls between January 21 and February 20 on the Gregorian calendar.
The Chinese New Year celebration is a time for families to come together, exchange gifts, and enjoy special foods. It is also a time for people to honor their ancestors and pay respect to the gods.
During Chinese New Year, people decorate their homes with red lanterns and paper cuttings, and set off fireworks to ward off evil spirits. The color red is believed to bring good luck and prosperity.
Chinese New Year is a major holiday in countries with large Chinese populations, such as China, Taiwan, Singapore, and Malaysia. It is also celebrated by Chinese communities in other parts of the world, including the United States, Canada, and Australia.