What is Chinese New Year?

This week, millions of people will be celebrating Chinese New Year, according to bbc.co.uk.

It will be marked by communities all over the world.

People will eat lots of food, enjoy fireworks, wear special clothes and hang red lanterns to mark the occasion.

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Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival.

It is the most important celebration in the Chinese calendar.

People enjoy eating lots of delicious food, including noodle soup, which traditionally brings luck for the year ahead.

The festivities continue for two weeks, finishing with a special lantern festival, which signals the end of the New Year celebration period.

Source: AZERTAC