Thursday August 06, 2020

Chinese New Year 2014


Chinese New Year parade with dragon in Downtown Los Angeles.
January 2014
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New Years
Wednesday January 1
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or -2409 days

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Epiphany
Monday January 6
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or -2404 days

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Martin Luther King Day
Monday January 20
-6 years, -6 months, -17 days
or -2390 days

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Chinese New Year
Friday January 31
-6 years, -6 months, -6 days
or -2379 days

Chinese New Year for the year 2014 is celebrated/ observed on Friday, January 31st.


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 2014

Friday, January 31st is day number 31 of the 2014 calendar year with -6 years, -6 months, -6 days until Chinese New Year 2014.


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

Dates for Chinese New Year

HolidayDateDays to Go
Chinese New Year 2019 Friday, February 15, 2019 -173
Chinese New Year 2020 Saturday, January 25, 2020 -194
Chinese New Year 2021 Friday, February 12, 2021 190
Chinese New Year 2022 Tuesday, February 01, 2022 544
Chinese New Year 2023 Sunday, January 22, 2023 899
Chinese New Year 2024 Saturday, February 10, 2024 1283


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