China celebrates the new year January 28th this year and traditionally the Chinese use at least three days to celebrate. Some celebrate for nearly 3 weeks. Many Chinese believe in Astrology and assign an animal to the year. 2017 is the year of the Rooster.
China produces about 90% of the world’s fireworks so you can bet there will be some big displays in celebration of the start of the Year of the Rooster!
Read here for more fun information on China and New Year customs. Find out what the red envelopes are all about. Would you like to get Red Envelopes on New Years?