Everything You Need To Know About The Chinese New Year

Published February 8, 2016
Updated November 6, 2019
Published February 8, 2016
Updated November 6, 2019

On Sunday, most of Asia and parts of the Western world began to drape themselves in red to mark the beginning of the Chinese New Year, the world’s longest celebrated festival. Steeped in astrology and traditions, this 15-day event is an aesthetic feast for the senses and a culturally rich celebration. To welcome the Year of the Monkey, here are 21 spectacular photos illustrating the best and most striking aspects of China’s foremost holiday. Kung hei fat choy!

Chinese New Year Lantern Installation
Chinese New Year Monkey
Chinese New Year Bangkok Parade Character
Chinese New Year Malaysia Penang Temple
Everything You Need To Know About The Chinese New Year
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