Chinese New Year 2014 – “Year of the Horse”
Chinese people marked the arrival of the “New Lunar Year” generally considered an auspicious time, across China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. This year is the Year of the Horse, which is said to bring prosperity and wealth. The horse signifies kindness, strength, and gregariousness.
As per the Chinese tradition, the Lunar New Year is an ideal moment visit in temple to pray and put incense sticks in place. It is a long-held traditional holiday for the Chinese people. It is commonly celebrated by Chinese people across the globe. The Chinese New Year is celebrated on the first day of the Chinese calendar, and this year it fall on January 31.
The Spring Festival, also known as Chinese New Year, is the most important traditional festival in China. It begins on the first day of the first lunar month (usually in late January or early February) and ends on the 15th day of the first lunar month (Lantern Festival).