Chinese New Year 2017

Chinese New Year falls on 28th January this year and is the most important day of the traditional Chinese calendar, which is followed by 15 days of festivities.

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

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

Access EducationCity's Chinese New Year Toolkit here…