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Coming Chinese New Year Days

Chinese New Year Day is the first day of the first Chinese lunar month. The first lunar month is the second lunar month after December Winter Solstice month. Therefore, Chinese New Year Day should fall in the second half of January or the first half of February. In the Gregorian calendar, the Chinese New Year Day is always between January 20 to February 20 each year. The first day of the lunar month is the new moon day. The new moon day might falls on the different day for each time zone. Therefore, China and US might have different Chinese New Year Day.

The exact new moon time is at 05:39 a.m. on 31-Jan-2014 in China's time zone. The new moon time of the Tiger month of 2014 is at 16:39 p.m. on 30-Jan-2014 in US Eastern time zone. The new moon time of the Tiger month of 2014 is at 13:39 p.m. on 30-Jan-2014 in US Pacific time zone. Therefore, the Chinese New Year Day for US time zones is on January 30, 2014, not January 31, 2014.

  China Time Zone US PST Time Zone US EST Time Zone
Chinese New Year

February 10,2013
January, 31 2014
February, 19 2015
February,  8 2016
January, 28 2017
February, 16 2018
February,  5 2019
 January, 25 2020

February 9,2013
January, 30 2014
February, 18 2015
February, 8 2016
January, 27 2017
February, 15 2018
February, 4 2019
 January, 24 2020

February 10,2013
January, 30 2014
February, 18 2015
February, 8 2016
January, 27 2017
February, 15 2018
February, 4 2019
 January, 24 2020

Chinese New Year Calendar

Chinese New Year Day is the first day of the first lunar month of Chinese calendar year. The Chinese new year day is always between January 20 to February 20 of the Gregorian calendar each year. The preparation to celebrate the Chinese New Year festival begins around 8th day of 12th lunar month. The last day of the Chinese New Year festival is on the 15th day of first lunar month. That means it required about three weeks to prepare the festival and 15 days to celebrate it. Traditionally, a Chinese man works outside for living and his wife takes care everything inside home. A month is not long enough for a housewife to clean entire house, put new interior and exterior decoration, prepare new clothes and gifts for all family members, and food for many events. You can image that Chinese New Year festival combines Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year Day together.... more in Chinese New Year Day Before and After

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