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Chinese New Year is a major festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. The first day of the New Year falls on the new moon. In 2019, it will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 5th. 

Traditionally, the festival was a time to honor deities as well as ancestors. Chinese New Year is celebrated in countries and territories with significant Chinese populations, including Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Mauritius, Australia, and the Philippines.

Learn more about the history, symbols and how people celebrate Chinese New Year.
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