Lunar New Year

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The Lunar New Year is celebrated by the Eastern cultures of China, Korea, Vietnam, and other countries. The Lunar New Year is referred by different names in China, Vietnam, and Korea; it is called Chūnjié in Mandarin, Seollal in Korean, and Tết in Vietnamese. This holiday signifies the start of a New Year and honors family ancestors and heavenly deities. Each community celebrates differently but this day can be is observed by a day of family gatherings and celebrations to mark the start of spring. Source: History.com Editors. (2022, February 1). Lunar New Year 2022. HISTORY. https://www.history.com/topics/holidays/chinese-new-year