Chinese New Year 2021

Chinese New Year is the festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar. In Chinese culture and East Asian countries, the festival is commonly referred to as the Spring Festival.  Marking the end of winter and the beginning of the spring season, observances traditionally take place from New Year’s Eve, the evening preceding the first day of the year to the Lantern Festival, held on the 15th day of the year. In 2021, the first day of the Chinese New Year will be on Friday, 12 February, which is the Year of the Ox.

Every year we like to celebrate Chinese New Year in the library and learn about the particular Zodiac animal with its traits & characteristics.  Usually some of our Sixth Form students get involved in spreading good luck with fortune cookies and decorations, but alas, this has not been possible this year. We would however like to wish everyone