Lunar New Year Celebration

This entry has been published on January 25, 2022 and may be out of date.

You’ve probably heard of Chinese New Year, but did you know that the more accurate terminology is Lunar New Year? The holiday is observed by many non-Chinese Asian countries like Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam. Lunar New Year kicks off on the first new moon of the lunisolar calendar and is based on the cycles of the moon.

This year, Lunar New Year falls on February 1, and it’s the Year of the Water Tiger. The 2022 Lunar year end on January 31st, 2023.

The Tiger is known as the king of all beasts. The zodiac sign Tiger is a symbol of strengthexorcising evils, and braveness.

Things That Will Bring Tigers Luck:

Lucky numbers: 1, 3, and 4 and numbers containing them (like 13 and 43)

Lucky days: the 16th and 27th of any Chinese lunar month

Lucky colors: blue, gray, orange

Lucky flowers: yellow lily, cineraria

Lucky direction: East, North, South

Lucky months: the 3rd, 7th, and 10th Chinese lunar months.

Explore our collection of books and DVDs about the Lunar Year and the mysterious powers of the Moon.