Stay in the know! Events may be subject to change due to snow. Do consider double-checking with event organizers before leaving the house. As always, there will be hands-on cultural activities, traditional food, crafts, martial arts performances, a market, and more. Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center.
Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year (Dates, Traditions, Animal Signs)
Most commonly associated with China, Lunar New Year is celebrated around the world. The holiday more aptly called Lunar New Year, as it marks the start of a new lunar cycle, is one of the most important holidays in Asia. From mouth-watering treats to impressive pyrotechnics, these are eight ways that people commonly celebrate the holiday. So get ready to have your cheeks pinched, your plate filled and your life choices questioned. Like many major holidays, Lunar New Year is best spent with family and friends. In , 3 billion trips were projected to be made during the holiday season. Family reunion dinners falling on LNY Eve also include ancestral worship rituals that connect the 3,year history of the holiday to the present.
28 Lunar New Year 2019 Events in Seattle
In the Chinese astrology, each year is represented by an animal. The Rat has the first position in the zodiac. The Rat is a representation of diligence, kindness, and generosity.
China's public holiday will be January 24—30, Chinese New Year has a varying date in the period January 21 to February It's oddly called Spring Festival, with it being in winter for most of China, but that's because it "looks forward to spring".