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Chinese New Year Postponed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Chinese New Year Postponed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Kelly Adkins, Contributing Writer February 4, 2020

On Jan. 29, students received an email that said the Chinese New Year Celebration—originally scheduled for Jan. 31—was postponed because of the recent coronavirus outbreak that began in Wuhan, China. ...

Celebrating the New Year

Celebrating the New Year

Wendy Zheng, Contributing Writer February 6, 2019

With the Chinese New Year starting on Tuesday Feb. 5, here are some things you need to know before celebrating. This year in the Lunar calendar In the traditional lunar calendar, 2019 is the year...

Chinese New Year in the Limelight

Patricia Oprea February 24, 2016

In the United States, the New Year is always celebrated on Jan. 1, but this is not the case in all countries, like those of the East. In China, this year began Feb. 8, and marks the start of the year...

Did You Know? – Chinese New Year

Joann Wolwowicz February 17, 2010

The Chinese calendar is different from the normal calendar used today. Like the Jewish and Islamic calendars, it is a lunar calendar and is divided into twelve months of either twenty-nine or thirty days....

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