- Chinese New Year - Wikipedia
Chinese New Year is a Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar The festival is usually referred to as the Spring Festival in modern China, and is one of several Lunar New Years in Asia Observances traditionally take place from the evening preceding the first day of the year to the Lantern Festival, held on the 15th day of the year
- Chinese calendar - Wikipedia
The traditional Chinese calendar was developed between 771 and 476 BC, during the Spring and Autumn period of the Eastern Zhou dynasty Before the Zhou dynasty, solar calendars were used One version of the solar calendar is the five-elements calendar (五行曆; 五行历), which derives from the Wu Xing A 365-day year was divided into five phases of 73 days, with each phase corresponding to
- Chinese Zodiac - Simple English Wikipedia, the free . . .
The Chinese zodiac is a mathematical cycle of 12 animals Each animal represents one year People are associated with the zodiac animal for the year that they are born The 12 animals in order are: Rat, Ox Cow, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster Chicken, Dog, and Pig Zodiac animals can also represent hours of the day and directions