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Lunar New Year

Beginning of a year in a lunar calendar / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Lunar New Year is the beginning of a lunar calendar or lunisolar calendar year, whose months are moon cycles. The event is celebrated by numerous cultures in various ways at diverse dates.

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The more well-known celebrations include New Year's Day (or week) in the Chinese calendar and Tibetan calendar of East Asia,[1][2][3] the Buddhist and Hindu calendars of Southeast and South Asia, and the Islamic and Jewish calendars that originated in the Middle East. It is also celebrated by the Nisga'a people of Canada. The determination of the first day of a new lunar year varies by culture.