It’s the ending of an old year and the beginning of a new one and hundreds of thousands of people celebrate this time period as a special occasion and in their own special way. Lunar New Year is just one of those special occasions that are being celebrated in the Asia continent. The Lunar New Year is the beginning of a calendar year whose months are moon cycles all moon cycles and this is particularly based on the lunar calendar or lunisolar calendar. The Lunar New Year 2022 is majorly celebrated in East and Southeast Asian countries. It is also a huge feature of the Hindu-Buddhist calendars of south and Southeast Asia as well as the Islamic and Jewish calendars. The Lunar New year is going to be celebrated on Tuesday 1, February the year 2022.
The Lunar New Year is the most important and most celebrated day in the Chinese calendar. As it is enjoyed by all with its festive decorations and festive decorations. It is celebrated by more than a billion people who will all come together and feast with their relatives. As well as watch parades and will engage in prayers for good fortune in the year ahead. The Lunar New Year celebration that happens in these modern days always falls on the same date wide across the region and usually occurs in late January or early February. According to the tradition, exactly 10 days before the Lunar New Year. Houses are cleaned out completely to remove bad luck that might be hanging inside. This custom is popularly known and called the ‘Sweeping of the Grounds’.
What is the Lunar New Year Calendar?
The Lunar New Year is an event that occurs annually and is a 15 days festival that the Asian communities all around the world celebrate. The event always begins with the new moon which occurs sometime between January 21 and February 20 and this is according to the Western calendars. Hence, it brought forth the Lunar New Year.
Why is it called the Lunar New Year?
It can be quite easy to guess the answer from the name and its suggestion. The Lunar New Year is fully based on the lunar calendar and this begins with the first new moon and ends on the first full moon. This lunar calendar is followed by many east and some southeast Asian countries.
What happens in the Lunar New Year 2022?
The Lunar New Year is always celebrated for 15 days and it is vastly celebrated by everyone. Because there is a lot of bustling and hustling to make the celebration more enjoyable and memorable. The Lunar New Year is the most important celebration to be acknowledged and celebrated in the Asia continent. This is because of a wide variety of reasons. Firstly, it is the first celebration to be celebrated in a New Year and in a new calendar. And honestly who wouldn’t want to celebrate being in a new year and leaving the old one behind.
During the Lunar New Year celebration, was the period when farmers could rest from their work being in the fields. Family members and extended relatives would travel from far and near to be with their loved ones in time. To also help usher out the old year and bring in the new year. There is a lot of laughter, cooking as well as shopping to emulate the lifestyle of the Lunar New Year festivity. Public vehicles like passenger trains, buses, and riverboats are packed with holiday travelers. The shop’s dob stays open to conduct their businesses selling gifts, toys, new clothes, and also festive foods. The streets are also filled with the loud sounds of firecrackers and seasonal greetings.
Why does Japan not celebrate Lunar New Year?
This was based on a story that was gotten from the year 1872 and it was stated as the reason why Japan doesn’t celebrate Lunar New year. It was said that in 1872, there was an intercalary month and by intercalary I mean: a month was inserted into the calendar to make the calendar year correspond to the solar year. The New Year became 13 months and the government couldn’t keep the wage for 13 months to people. So Japan stopped using the lunar calendar and switched to using the solar calendar but it is still unclear if that is the real reason.