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Tet - Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year is Jan 22 - 2023 Vietnamese - Year of the Water Cat Chinese - Year of the Water Rabbit

Lunar New Year is the beginning of a calendar year whose months are moon cycles, based on the lunar calendar or lunisolar calendar. The Lunar New Year as a celebration is observed by numerous cultures. It is also named 'Chinese New Year' because it is a traditional festival from China. It is featured in East Asian cultural sphere countries,[1][2][3] the Hindu-Buddhist calendars of South and Southeast Asia, the Islamic calendar and the Jewish calendar in the Middle East, and is also celebrated by the indigenous Nisga'a people of Canada.