Chinese New Year 2024: Death Anniversary of Kuan Yu is Thursday, February 22, 2024
The Death Anniversary of Kuan Yu
2024 is the 4721rd Chinese year. 2024 Chinese New Year Day is on Saturday, February 10, 2024. Chinese New Year Day is a new moon day, which is the first lunar day. The 13th lunar day of the first lunar month is Thursday, February 22, 2024. This date is the Kuan Yu Day.
All the festival food probably is gone on the 13th lunar day of the year. Most people just eat something simple on this day. Some people eat vegetarian foods to cleanse their digestive system. The 12th lunar day is the Diarrhea Day. Some people might just have rice porridge with little pickles on this day. It's a Rice Porridge Day.
This day is also the death anniversary of General Kuan Yu. Some Chinese will visit the temple of General Kuan Yu to pray for safety and money luck.
Kuan Yu was a general in Three Kingdom period, (2211-263 AD), after late Han Dynasty. He killed a bad guy and disguised himself with a red face when young. He helped his friend and tried to recover Han Dynasty. People remembered his brave and skillful in fighting, righteousness, loyalty to friends, faith and act of justice. But he ended with a beheaded general. After his death, his spirit wouldn't die and his divine image appeared on the sky several times. People worship General Kuan Yu to repel evil spirit away.
Also, some Chinese treat General Kuan as a God of Wealth. This is because General Kuan won hundreds of battles and business people want to win the battle on the business deals.
Chinese New Year Day - Coming Years
2025 Chinese New Year is on Wednesday, January 29, 2025. 2025 is the Green Snake year.
2026 Chinese New Year is on Tuesday, February 17, 2026. 2026 is the Red Horse year.
2027 Chinese New Year is on Saturday, February 6, 2027. 2027 is the Red Sheep year.
2028 Chinese New Year is on Wednesday, January 26, 2028. 2028 is the Brown Monkey year.
2029 Chinese New Year is on Tuesday, February 13, 2029. 2029 is the Brown Chicken year.
Chinese New Year Events
- 2024 Chinese New Year - Year of Green Dragon
- 2024 Chinese New Year Day
- 2024 Chinese New Year's Eve
- Chinese New Year Dates from 1900-2020
- Chinese New Year's Eve and Before
- Chinese New Year Day to Lantern Festival
- Query Chinese New Year Day - 24 Time Zones
- Chinese New Year Dates - US Time Zones
- Find Date of Chinese Festivals and Holidays
- Chinese New Year Taboo
Chinese New Year Zodiac Prediction
- Your Chinese Zodiac Sign
- 2024 Chinese New Year Zodiac
- 2024 Chinese Horoscopes
- 2024 Chinese Five Element Astrology
- Rise and Fall Astrology Chart
- Chinese Daily Horoscopes
- Future Day Chinese Horoscopes
- Plan Your Happy Event
By Master Allen Tsai on Monday, November 27, 2023