Lunar New Year
Lunar New Year celebrations draw to an end this weekend with the Lantern Festival.
The Lunar New Year is the beginning of a calendar year that uses both lunar and solar to determine dates. Lunar New Year is marked by many traditions and is celebrated by over 1.5 billion people globally, including many Asian countries. To Chinese, Koreans, Taiwanese and those living in Hong Kong, this year is the Year of the Rabbit.
The Lunar New Year is celebrated over a 15-day period and concludes on a full moon this Sunday, 5 February 2023. The Lantern Festival symbolises reunions and is a time of socialising and freedom.
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