Happy New Year of the Goat

Happy New Year – The Year of the Goat

Chinese New Year is an important traditional Chinese holiday celebration at the turn of the Chinese calendar. In China its known as Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. The Chinese New Year is often referred to as the “Lunar New Year” because the Chinese calendar is lunisolar.

According to Chinese Astrology, each year is associated with an animal sign, occurring in a 12-year circle

Fireworks are used to chase out monsters. According to ancient Chinese legend, the half-dragon and half-lion “Nian” monster likes to stalk young children during Chinese New Year. Fireworks are said to chase off the creature

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