More about Lunar New Year
Like Christmas in the Western countries, Lunar New Year is the most important festival and tradition in China and in some other Asian countries. It is defined as the first day of the year which is based on the traditional Chinese lunisolar calendar. During this festival, families are expected to get together. Different regions and countries have their own traditions. In China, for example, streets and houses will be decorated with red lanterns, children are happy about the red envelope with lucky money from their senior relatives. 2016 will be the year of the monkey, which stands for intelligence and vitality.