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Chinese New Year 2022: Dates, Tiger, Calendar, Zodiac, Holidays

2022 is the year of the Tiger. The 2022 Chinese New Year falls on Tuesday, February 1, 2022. The Chinese Lantern Festival is on Tuesday, February 15, 2022. The following are the most frequently asked questions for the Chinese New Year. All these complete Information about Chinese New Year Dates, Lunar Calendar, Festival, Parade, Music, Zodiac, Astrology, Expo, Taboo, Holidays and Feng Shui are provided by Chinese Fortune Calendar.

The first day of the Balck Tiger year is on the Li-Chun, which means the first day of the Chinese Spring. This date is the first day of the Chinese Astrological Year. Li-Chun is on February 4, 2022. That means Chinese Zodiac is determined by the date of the Li-Chun, not the Chinese New Year Day.

When is the 2022 Chinese New Year Day?

2022 Chinese New Year of the Tiger is on February 1, 2022, Tuesday. The Chinese Lantern Festival is on February 15, 2022, Tuesday.

What is the Name of Chinese Year 2022?

The Chinese calendar name of 2022 is RenYin. Ren is Water and Yin is Tiger in Chinese Horoscope. Therefore, 2022 is also called Water Tiger Year. From Chinese Five Element theory, Water is connected to Black. 2022 is also named as the Black Tiger.

Why 2022 is Called the Year of Tiger?

The name comes from Chinese Stem-Branch Calendar. Chinese Fortune Calendar provides the information Chinese New Year 2022.

How Old is the China?

2022 is the Chinese 4719th year in the Chinese Calendar. However, the Chinese Dadiwan civilization is up to 8000 years. The civilization had houses, cooking tools, color pottery, artifacts and agriculture. Archeologists doubt the I-Ching was invested there. Explanation at Chinese New Year 2022

How does the Chinese Calendar Work?

Chinese Calendar is a calendar combining Solar, Lunar and Stem-Branch cycles. Chinese New Year uses the Chinese Lunar Calendar system. Chinese Astrology Year uses the Jie-Chi (solar segment) and Stem-Branch system. The animal names are from Stem-Branch system. The detail explanation is at The theory of the Chinese Lunar Calendar

Where are Chinese Zodiac and Horoscope Chinese New Year Prediction for 2022?

Why is sometimes Chinese New Year's Day in USA different?

Chinese New Year Day is the first lunar day of the first lunar month, which is the Tiger Month. The first lunar day is the new moon day. The new moon time determines the new moon day. China time zone and USA time zones have 13-16 hours difference. Therefore, there are more than 50% chance that China and USA have different new moon days. For example, the Chinese New Year Day of 2022 in USA time zones should be on January 31, 2022. You can see the comparison of 2022 Lunar Months between China time and US Pacific Standard time at 2022 Chinese Lunar Calendar Months page.

The correct new moon time in your city/time zone can be found in the weather section of local newspapers. Internet provides the current moon phase at Moon Phase for Universal Time. You can select USA city/time zone to find the new moon day from Moon Phase Calendar for USA from almanac.com

How do Chinese Celebrate Chinese New Year?

Most Chinese families spend at least 3 weeks to prepare Chinese New Year Day. There are many related Chinese traditional culture activities before Chinese New Year Day. If you want to know about Chinese New Year food, religion culture, Gong Xi Fat Choi, fireworks, firecracker, lion dance, dragon dance, music, red envelopes, Jade Emperor, Human Day, Tang-Yuan, Nian-Gao, Fa-Gao, story of Nian, God of Door, God of Land, God of Stove, God of Wealth, Legendary Hell, animal sacrifices and the Lantern Festival, then you must read the followings

When and Where are Chinese New Year Festivals and Parades in US?

There was no Chinese New Year Parades in 2021 because of COVID-19. In 2022, the China town of big cities or Chinese communities will hold the Chinese Lunar Year festivals or parades every year. The date and location usually will be announced in the early of the new year.

Where is the Feng Shui Guidance for 2022?

Feng Shui guides people the approach to empower their energy, potential and fortune. It advises people to reach the wisdom, love, health and power. Some Chinese follow the yearly locations of Feng Shui Flying Stars to re-arrange their furniture and change the bedroom and living room decoration each year. In this way, they believe they can stay away the money loss, danger and accident.

What's Popular Chinese New Year Songs and Music?

You probanly can find them from youtube today. The following MP3 music of Chinese New Year Songs can be heard on the street, department stores, radio and TV programs during Chinese New Year period. Without those music, Chinese don't feel Chinese New Year around.

Where Can I Watch Lion Dance and Dragon Dance?

If you can find Lion Dancing or Dragon Dancing performances in the Chinese New Year Parade or Expo, then watch the video from Internet.

When is Chinese New Year Day for Coming Years?

Chinese New Year Day is different from different time zones. Usually, people use the dates from China time zone.

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By Master Allen Tsai on March 3, 2022

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