Chinese New Year 2024 is on Saturday, February 10. This year 2024 is the animal sign of the Dragon.
Chinese New Year 2024
Chinese New Year 2024 will fall on 10 February 2024, Saturday. The year 2024 is starting a year of the Dragon. It is a public holiday, Chinese people will get 7 days off from work and business.
2024 Chinese New Year
February 10th 2024 Saturday.
What is the Animal of Chinese New Year 2024?
Lunisolar vs Gregorian calendar
The lunisolar calendar uses the exact location of the moon and the sun relative to the earth to clearly determine the exact time, ie., dates on the calendar. The Gregorian calendar, which is the most widely used calendar around the world today, uses the location of the sun relative to the earth to determine the dates on the calendar.
Many countries that have ethnic Chinese people celebrate Chinese New Year, including America, Canada, European countries, India, Indonesia, Singapore, Pakistan, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippine’s and more.
Many of the local communities in the countries around the world call Chinatown like in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Sydney cities.
Days to Chinese New Year 2024
February 10th, 2024 Saturday, is day number 41 of the 2024 calendar year with 1 year, 2 months, – 21 days until Chinese New Year 2024.
Why Do the Impacts of Chinese New Year Date Change Every Year?
The date is decided or calculated by the Chinese Lunar Calendar, which is based on the cycles of the sun and the moon which is generally 21 – 51 days behind the Gregorian calendar (internationally-used).
The Chinese New Year date changes every year, however, it always falls between January 21st and February 20th of each year. The day of Chinese New Year is a new moon day, which is usually the second after the winter solstice.
How Long is the Chinese New Year Holiday Generally?
China’s public holiday for Lunar New Year is a total of 7 days, from Chinese New Year’s Eve to the 6th day of the lunar calendar.
Offices, banks, schools, factories, shops, and most non-essential services will close doors for a week’s holiday. The large retail outlets and hotels stay open and may even be busier than usual.
The School holidays are over four weeks long and migrant workers abandon their factory and building and construction jobs for weeks to return home.
Holidays in Hong Kong, Macao, and all other Asian countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, and Korea are around 1 to 3 days.
When is 2024 Chinese New Year?
Saturday, February 10, 2024.
2024 New Year falls on Saturday, 10th Feb, 2024, and festive celebrations culminate with the Lantern Festival.
How Long is Chinese New Year Celebrations?
New Year Celebrations last up to 16 days, however only the first 7 days are considered a public holiday there.
What is the 2024 Chinese Zodiac?
Chinese New Year 2024 marks the transition between zodiac signs: 2024 is the Year of the Dragon.