One of the peculiar things about this event is that its date and zodiac sign changes every year. The Chinese Zodiac signs are assigned to each year and the details of that are mentioned in our blog about the Chinese New Year Animals. For now, we are bringing you the latest update about the Chinese New Year 2020 Calendar including the confirmed dates on which the event will be celebrated.
For starters, it is confirmed that the Chinese New Year 2020 will be celebrated on 25th January 2020. This means that the Chinese New Year Traditions like New Year’s Eve, Reunion Dinner, CCTV Gala, and Shou Sui will be observed on 23th and 24th January. While there isn’t much time remaining, make sure that you get involved in the preparations from this moment right now.
More About the Chinese New Year Calendar
If you are looking forward to celebrating the event, there are some interesting facts that you need to know about the event. The first interesting fact is that the Chinese Zodiac sign that gets assigned to each year is different. For instance, the Chinese New Year 2020 will also be referred to as the Year of the Rat since the 1st Zodiac assign, the Rat will be assigned to it.
We are now going to mention the list of complete 12 Chinese Zodiac signs that get repeated in a cycle of 12 months based on the 12 signs:
The people born during each assigned year are believed to have different strengths and weaknesses from each other. Also, another interesting fact that you need to know is that the history of the Chinese New Year dates back to 3,500 years.
Chinese New Year 2020 Calendar: Public Holidays and More
The Chinese New Year is one of the most long-lasting events in the world where the public servants get holidays of 7 to 12 days while the students in schools and colleges get rewarded with a holiday period of 30 days. Since the Chinese New Year 2020 date, this year is 25th January, the public servants and officers will be enjoying their vacations from 24th to 30th January.
The reason why the date of the Chinese New Year changes every year is that it is based on the Lunar Calendar. Also, it has plenty of festivals that people like to be a part of such as the Lantern Festival, Mid-Autumn Day, and Dragon Boat Festival. Also, since it is the welcoming of the spring season in China, the event is also referred to as The Spring Festival.
So now that you know the complete Chinese New Year 2020 Calendar, don’t waste any further time and get involved in the preparations to welcome the spring. For more interesting CNY 2020 facts and updates, keep visiting our blog and a very Happy Chinese New Year 2020 to you guys.