Chinese New Year 2018

HAPPY Chinese New Year!

One of the world's most colourful and exuberant events is here and is triggering celebrations across the globe.

Unlike our festivities, which always take place at midnight between December 31 and January 1, Chinese New Year varies each year.

The 2018 Chinese New Year begins TODAY (Friday, February 16). The celebrations will last for over two weeks – and if you fancy making a trip before the festivities end, read this guide for a first-timer's trip to China. Chinese New Year takes place on a different date each year because it is based on the lunar calendar. New Year's Day normally falls between January 21 and February 20.

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