Jan 23, 2012

Happy New Chinese Year in Google Doodle

Google celebrates the New Chinese Year:

Top 5 facts about New Chinese Year:

1. Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays.

2. In China, it is known as "Spring Festival" because it marks the end of the winter.

3. Chinese New Year is the longest and most important festivity in the Chinese calendar.

4. Chinese New Year is celebrated in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand.

5. The lunisolar Chinese calendar determines the date of Chinese New Year.

via Wikipedia, Google, YouTube

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