Chinese New Year 2013

Chinese New Year 2013 is the Year of the Snake, According to the Chinese Zodiac, that begins on February 10, 2013 and ends on January 30, 2014. It is the mysterious, intuitive, and introspective, refined and collected of the Animals Signs. Ancient Chinese perception says a Snake in the house is a good sign because it means that your family will not starve.
People born in the Year of the Snake are keen and cunning, quite clever and wise. This Chinese New Year is celebrated with pomp and zeal and so, you should have good luck if you were born in the Year of the Snake.

Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration

Chinese lunar New Year popularly known as Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, which is the most important holiday on the Chinese calendar and also the longest. It starts on the day of the new moon which is the first day of the first month of the year according to the Chinese calendar and ends on the full moon 15 days later finishing in a usual Lantern Festival.

Chinese New Year 2013 begins on February 10th and culminates in Lantern Festival on February 24th, 2013.Lunar New Year is on the Chinese calendar which is partly based on lunar cycles, this ensures that the date is not stationary on western calendars. Since it takes place on the day of the second new moon after the winter solstice, it can vary from the end of January to mid February.

Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration 2013

Chinese New Year is a grand and widely celebrated event of Chinese calendar which includes of both lunar-solar and Gregorian calendar. Due to changing path of new moon from year to year, the festive season starts anytime amidst late January and Mid-February. The Chinese lunar New Year celebration 2013 will be the Snake year and commence on the day of new moon which is first day of month according to Chinese calendar. The festival will begin on 10th February 2013 and last with Lantern Festival that is celebrated at nighttime with the displays of lantern.

By tradition, children bear candlelit lanterns in parade that generally prepared by them personally or their families. It is a time when Chinese people try to overlook all preceding bitterness and truthfully wish for peace, harmony and happiness for themselves and all ones they know. They get united and enjoy the festival with new beginning in its extensiveness. The people born in this Snake year are a mysterious and may grow to be theorists, politicians, sponsors. Such persons are stylish and like to live luxurious life and also fascinated with all beautiful things in life. There are several traditions are held during days of festival and following days of Chinese New Year marks for diverse traditions and most enjoyable.