Quotation of the Day

February 02, 2005

When is the Chinese new year day?

Foreigners are always confused about the Chinese lunar calendar. They often ask why the first day of the Chinese new year falls on different day. To answer the question is that easy. If referring to Easter that also falls on a different day of the year--sometimes in late March or early April, they will find out the similarity of both holidays. In other words, they all go by the lunar system which is associated with the full moon.

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