Chinese New Year falls on 8th February 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 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 Toolkit. 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 Monkey. 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, the Chinese Zodiac and China further.