About this Event
The Lunar New Year is the beginning of the lunar calendar year whose months are the moon cycles. The event is celebrated by numerous cultures in various ways around the world. The more well-known celebrations include New Year's Day (or week) in the Chinese calendar and Tibetancalendar of East Asia, the Hindu and Buddhist calendars of South and Southeast Asia, and the Islamic and Jewish calendars that originated in the Middle East.
Chinese New year, also called Spring Festival in China, marks the beginning of the Spring season. The Chinese Lantern Festival marks the final day of these celebrations on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunisolar Chinese calendar, during the full moon. The lanterns symbolize people letting go of the past year and welcoming the new year with good fortune.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
1870 S Blue Island Ave, 1870 South Blue Island Avenue, Chicago, United States