What is Lunar New Year? Celebrations for the Year of the Dragon. | EUROtoday

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Over 1 billion folks across the globe are celebrating the Lunar New Year, sometimes called Chinese New Year, this weekend. Out with the quick-witted rabbit and in with the auspicious, fiery dragon for 2024.

The pageant is a time for household, buddies and feasting — typically prompting the world’s largest annual migration of individuals. You can want buddies and colleagues a contented new 12 months by saying “gong hei fat choy” in Cantonese or “xin nian kuai le” (pronounced “shin nyen kwai le”) in Mandarin.