New Year 2021 fell on Friday, February 12th, 2021, and celebrations will be culminated with the Lantern Festival on February 26th, 2021.

Iran (IMNA) - Celebrations last up to 16 days, but only the first 7 days are considered a public holiday (February 11th–17th, 2021).

Chinese New Year marks the transition between zodiac signs: 2021 is the year of the Ox; 2020 the year of the Rat.

In China, Spring Festival is the common name for Chinese New Year. It's in winter, but the name Spring Festival has its reasons and an interesting history.

In Chinese, 'Spring Festival' refers to the same festival more commonly known in English as the 'Chinese New Year'. As the name suggests, this festival celebrates both the beginning of a new lunar year (according to the Chinese Lunar Calendar) and the beginning of spring. For many, this may seem strange, as this festival falls during the winter months (in the northern hemisphere where it is commonly celebrated), and may leave many wondering why this may be.



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