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Chinese New Year 2023

Sunday, 22 January 2023

2023 is a Year of the Rabbit according to the Chinese Zodiac. More specifically it is a Year of the
Water Rabbit starting 22 January 2023 and lasting until 9 February 2024.

There are 12 animals in the Chinese Zodiac. The Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat,
Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig.

The date of the Chinese New Year changes every year and is decided by the Chinese Lunar Calendar.
Although the date changes every year, it always falls between 21 January and 20 February.

Chinese New Year is traditionally a time to honour deities as well as ancestors, and it has also come a
time to feast and visit family members. The Chinese New Year is rooted deep in history and today
remains the most important occasion for many Chinese families.