Here you can find out about all about Chinese New Year. Discover Chinese customs, traditions and the Chinese Zodiac. You can find out your Zodiac animal, watch our videos and try our activities.
The Chinese New Year of the Monkey began on 8 February 2016. It is year 4714 on the Chinese Calendar.
The date of Chinese New Year varies each year and the next will be on 28 January 2017, when it will be the Year of the Rooster.
Find out what Chinese New Year is about, its importance as a festival in China and when it is celebrated. Here we explain how the timing of this festival is based on the phases of the moon known as the Lunar calendar.
One in every six people in the world celebrate Chinese New Year. Customs vary in different parts of the world but everywhere the main idea is to remember family and wish everyone peace and prosperity in the coming year.
The Chinese zodiac follows a twelve year cycle, each of the years being named after an animal.
Chinese Dragon maths game is an ordering and sequencing numbers game based on the Chinese New Year dragon theme. It's suitable for 5-11 year olds.