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New Year’s Eve

Updated: 2016-12-30


The New Year’s Eve refers to the last night of the twelfth month of the Chinese lunar calendar (December) of every year. “Chu” means warding off; “Xi” means night. The New Year’s Eve is a festival of ringing out the Old Year and ringing in the New Year. As a new year begins, let us also start anew. The New Year’s Eve is usually on the 29th or 30th day of the twelfth month of the Chinese lunar calendar, so it is also called as “Chinese New Year’s Eve”. As one of the most important traditional festivals in China, people attach much importance to it.