Monday October 25, 2021

Chinese New Year 2008

Chinese New Year parade with dragon in Downtown Los Angeles.
February 2008
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa

Ash Wednesday
Wednesday February 6
-13 years, -8 months, -19 days
or -5010 days


Chinese New Year
Thursday February 7
-13 years, -8 months, -18 days
or -5009 days


Valentines Day
Thursday February 14
-13 years, -8 months, -11 days
or -5002 days


Presidents Day
Monday February 18
-13 years, -8 months, -7 days
or -4998 days


Chinese New Year for the year 2008 is celebrated/ observed on Thursday, February 7th.

Chinese New Year is the first day of the New Year in the Chinese lunisolar calendar (Chinese traditional calendar). It is also known as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival. The first day of the festival begins on the New Moon sometime each year between January 21st and February 20th. The holiday/festival lasts 16 days from New Year’s Eve to the 15th day of the New Year which also happens to be the Lantern Festival.

Lunisolar vs Gregorian calendar

The lunisolar calendar uses the location of the sun and the moon relative to the earth to determine dates on the calendar. The Gregorian calendar, which is the most widely used calendar in the world today uses the location of the sun relative to the earth to determine the dates on the calendar.

Around World

Many countries around the world that have ethnic Chinese people celebrate Chinese New Year including America, Canada, many European countries, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippine’s and more. Many of the local communities around the world are called Chinatown like in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Sydney.

Days to Chinese New Year 2008

Thursday, February 7th is day number 38 of the 2008 calendar year with -13 years, -8 months, -18 days until Chinese New Year 2008.

Chinese New Year
Name(s):Chinese New Year, Spring Festival, Lunar New Year
When:First day of new moon between Jan 1st and Feb 20th annually

Dates for Chinese New Year

HolidayDateDays to Go
Chinese New Year 2020 Saturday, January 25, 2020 -639
Chinese New Year 2021 Friday, February 12, 2021 -255
Chinese New Year 2022 Tuesday, February 01, 2022 99
Chinese New Year 2023 Sunday, January 22, 2023 454
Chinese New Year 2024 Saturday, February 10, 2024 838
Chinese New Year 2025 Saturday, March 01, 2025 1223