People around the world are celebrating the Lunar New Year.

In China and elsewhere, 2018 is Year of the Dog.

Did you know:

  • Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival
  • There is no set date for Chinese New Year
  • The Spring Festival causes the largest human migration in the world
  • Children receive lucky money in red envelopes
  • Chinese New Year desserts have special meanings
  • The Chinese decorate everything red for Chinese New Year
  • You grow 1 year older on the Spring Festival
  • Depending on the region, there are different ways to wish someone a Happy New Year
  • Chinese New Year ends with the Lantern Festival

Learn more about Chinese New Years.