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Chinese Lunar New Year

Chinese Lunar New Year in Hong Kong is the first day of the year. This holiday occurs on the first day of the year on the Chinese calendar. This day is also known as the Spring festival.

Celebration\ Observance

People will celebrate by attending parades and dragon dances in various communities. People hope to attract prosperity and good fortune in the New Year. Many will spend time with family and friends. Chinese New Year is not an official national holiday, so government and businesses will be open.

History

Chinese New Year is based on the Chinese lunar calendar and the New Year tends for fall sometime in the last week of January through to the first 3 weeks of February.