The Chinese New Year 2017 begins on January 28 but the celebrations will start on January 27 New Year’s Eve. The celebrations will end on February 2 – and the year will last until February 15, 2018.
It´s one of the most colourful events all year and is celebrated both in China and across the globe. The Chinese New Year is on different dates each year because it is based on the lunar calendar. This year is the Year of the Rooster which has been before in the years 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, and will be the next time in 2029.