Chinese New Year 2016 (Lunar New Year): Chinese New Year also known as the Spring Festival. Chinese New Year has been celebrated for 3,000 years, much longer than Christmas and is one of the world’s largest festivals. It is one of the most important festivals for Chinese. The first day of the New Year falls on the new moon between 21 January and 20 February. In 2016, the Chinese New Year is Monday, February 8th, starting seven days of celebration. The date of Chinese New Year is based on the Chinese lunar calendar. 2016 is the Year of the Monkey. There are two reasons for celebrating Chinese New Year Festival i.e. To celebrate a year of hard work, have a good rest, and relax with family and To wish for a lucky and prosperous coming year. Here we are giving the full details regarding Chinese New Year 2016 Parade, Celebrations, and Traditions for the below article.
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When is Chinese New Year?
The Chinese New Year falls on Monday, February 8, 2016.
What is Chinese New Year?
Chinese New Year is a holiday in which people honor household and heavenly deities, as well as their ancestors. More modern generations also see the holiday as a time for family to celebrate and come together.
Chinese New Year 2016 Animal:
Monkey is the ninth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac.
Chinese New Year 2016 Celebrations:
On Chinese New Year day (Lunar New Year), The Chinese people are going to celebrate their New Year Chinese festival by different activities like Chinese Parade, Shopping, Fire Crackers etc.
Chinese New Year 2016 Parade:
Chinese New Year Parade & Celebrations Cities List:
People living in different countries are going to celebrate this lunar new year festival. Here is the list of cities celebrating Chinese New Year Parade.
- Chinese New Year Parade 2016 in Chinatown.
- Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year) Parade 2016 in Chicago.
- Chinese New Year Parade 2016 in New York City (NYC).
- Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year) Parade 2016 in Vancouver.
- Chinese New Year Parade 2016 in San Francisco.
- Chinese New year 2016 Parade in Singapore.
- Chinese New Year Parade (Lunar New Year) 2016 in Sydney.
- Chinese New Year 2016 Parade Los Angeles.
Chinese New Year Celebrations & Parade 2016 Live Streaming:
Here we are giving the live streaming, Online Watch, Live Telecast and TV Listings information for Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year) 2016 Parade.
Chinese New Year (Lunar Festival) Parade in New York City 2016 Live:
The parade wends its way through the main streets of Little Italy and Chinatown, and festivities start at 1 pm. A related celebration, the Firecracker Ceremony, and Cultural Festival, takes place on February 8, the first day of the Lunar New Year—things get going at 11 am, with the fireworks scheduled for noon.
The live streaming links for Chinese New Year Parade in New York City will be updated soon.
Chinese New Year Celebrations & Parade 2016 in Chicago Live:
The Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade celebrating the Year of the Monkey on Sunday, February 14th, 2016. The parade begins at 1 pm at 24th and Wentworth featuring dragon and lion dances, floats, marching bands, special groups, performers and the Chinatown Chamber of Commerce’s Miss Friendship Ambassadors.
The live streaming links for Chinese New Year Parade in Chicago City will be updated soon.
Chinese New Year (Lunar Festival) Parade in Vancouver 2016 Live:
February 8, 2016, starts the year of the Monkey. The Chinese New Year (Spring Festival) celebrations starting on Sunday, February 7, in the evening and finishing on Sunday, February 14, with the parade.
Chinese New Year Parade – takes place in Vancouver’s Chinatown on Sunday, February 14, from 11 am until around 1:30 pm.
The live streaming links for Chinese New Year Parade in Vancouver City will be updated soon.
Chinese New Year Celebrations & Parade in San Francisco 2016 Live Streaming:
The Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is one of the few remaining night illuminated Parades in the country. Over 100 units will participate in the Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade.
The Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade will be telecasted at 6:00-8:00 p.m., on Saturday, February 20, 2016.
Chinese New Year Parade & Celebrations in Singapore 2016 Live Telecast:
From dragon dance to martial arts, you will get to see everything in the streets of Singapore. The Chinatown of this city gets a beautiful makeover on this special evening. The best performance of the Chinese New Year is the long parade. Every year Singapore organizes a long, beautiful parade to announce the coming of a new year and celebrate it grandly.
Chinese New Year Parade & Celebration Fireworks in Sydney 2016 Online Watch:
Chinese New Year 2016 will be a great opportunity to get some fantastic snaps of Sydney’s unique Lunar New Year celebrations. The events and celebrations regarding Chinese New Year 2016 (Lunar New Year) is conducted from Saturday 06 February 2016 to Sunday 21 February 2016.
Chinese New Year Parade & Celebrations in Los Angeles 2016 Live Streaming:
The day of the Lunar New Year is the most celebrated holiday of the year for nearly 1.5 million persons of Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese descent in Southern California. It is celebrated with colorful festivals, parades, and most importantly, large family gatherings.
The 117th Golden Dragon Parade is to be conducted on Sat 1 pm, Feb 13, 2016.
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