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Chinese New Year Day - The Most Important Chinese Festival

Chinese New Year (Chinese: 春節, 春节, Chūnjíe; 農曆新年, 农历新年, Nónglì Xīnnián; or 過年, 过年, Guònián), also known as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. It consists of a period of celebrations, starting on New Year's Day, celebrated on the first day of the first month of the Chinese calendar. The Chinese New Year period ends with the Lantern Festival, the fifteenth day of the month. >> More...

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Chinese Calendars - A Lunisolar Calendar

The Chinese calendar is a lunisolar calendar, which is based on the tropical year and the synodic month. The primary cycle in the Chinese calendar is the Chinese month, which is closely synchronized to the synodic month. Since the synodic month has an average of about 29.5305888531 days, the number of days in a Chinese month varies between 29 days and 30 days from month to month. >> More...

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Chinese Calendar for Mobile Devices

An on-line Chinese Calendar for mobile devices in local timezone or in China timezone. It also allows you to search Chinese calendar a 200-year range from 1901 to 2100. Try >> Try it ...

Chinese Astrology and Zodiac Animal Signs

In Chinese astrology, positions of celestial bodies are not used directly, but indirectly through complex calculation of the person's date and time based on Chinese traditional calendar with a combination of two numbering systems:

  • 10 Heavenly Stems - 天干 (tiangan): 甲 (jia), 乙 (yi), 丙 (bing), 丁 (ding), 戊 (wu), 己 (ji), 庚 (geng), 辛 (xin), 壬 (ren), 癸 (gui).
  • 12 Earthly Branches - 地支 (dizhi): 子 (zi), 丑 (chou), 寅 (yin), 卯 (mao), 辰 (chen), 巳 (si), 午 (wu), 未 (wei), 申 (shen), 酉 (you), 戌 (xu), 亥 (hai).

12 Earthly Branches are also linked 12 Zodiac Animals - 生肖 (shengxiao): Rat 鼠 (shu), Ox 牛 (niu), Tiger 虎 (hu), Rabbit 兔 (tu), Dragon 龙 (long), Snake 蛇 (she), Horse 马 (ma), Sheep 羊 (yang), Monkey 猴 (hou), Rooster 鸡 (ji), Dog 狗 (gou), Pig 猪 (zhu).

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Lucky Wedding Dates Based on Chinese Calendar

Getting married soon? Wants to select a lucky wedding date based on the Chinese calendar? >> Lucky Wedding Dates Calendars...

Best Chinese Movies - Films

A collection of best Chinese movies selected by the author. Most of them are award winners of film competitions and film festivals. >> More...

Best Chinese TV Series

A collection of best Chinese TV series selected by the author. >> More...

Best Chinese Music

A collection of best and well-known Chinese music works selected by the author. >> More...

Chinese-English On-line Dictionary

This Chinese-English Dictionary allows you to search entries by Chinese words or English words. Each matching entry is displayed with 4 fields: simplified characters, traditional characters, pinyin presentations, and English definitions. >> Try it...

Chinese-Pinyin Translator

This Chinese-Pinyin Translator allows you to convert a short Chinese character string into Chinese Mandarin pinyin presentations with sound clips of pronunciations.It's a nice tool to help you to read Chinese characters with correct Mandarin pronunciations. >> Try it...

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