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Chinese New Year – 19th February

Chinese New Year is the most important day of the traditional Chinese calendar and this year it falls on 19th February followed by 15 days of festivities.

It’s a time that is celebrated on a worldwide scale these days and has many myths and traditions surrounding it, some of which date back centuries.

Find out more with our Chinese New Year Topical Resources. We’ve Fact Sheets detailing what it is, how people celebrate and giving the background as to why this year is designated the Year of the Goat. We also have 5-day Lesson Plans for younger and older students to help you and your class explore the celebrations, the myths behind Chinese New Year, the Chinese Zodiac and China more generally.

Access the Chinese New Year Toolkit here…