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Chinese New Year is is the Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar or lunar calendar. The festival is commonly referred to as the Spring Festival. Chinese New Year is associated with several myths and customs. The festival was traditionally a time to honour deities as well as ancestors.
Each Chinese Year is names after one of twelve animals, which repeat every tweleve years. You can find the animal for any date using our Chinese Astrological Sign Finder.
Here are some fun crafts about Chinese New Year for your kids to try.
Chinese Gender Predictor - a fun predictor to guess the sex of your child
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