Lunar New Year

Resource guide about the Lunar New Year and celebrations

Lion Dance

The lion dance is a traditional part of the Asian New Year's celebration. According to Chinese tradition the lion represents strength, wisdom, and happiness.  The Lion dance to be auspicious, or to bring good fortune and luck, which are important to bring into the new year. 

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History, Traditions & Symbolism

Fireworks in Hong KongChinese New Year information from History.com includes a historical overview and information on the symbolic foods of the Chinese New Year.

logoOne of the first Chinese New Year parades started in San Francisco, California the 1860s.  The Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade is the largest Chinese New Year celebrations in the United States.

Chinese Calendar and Zodiac