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When is Chinese New Year in 2026?

Chinese New Year in 2026 is on Tuesday, the 17th of February (17/2/2026).

What Animal Zodiac year will begin in 2026?

According to the Chinese 12-year animal zodiac cycle, the Chinese year beginning in 2026 is the year of the Horse. Each Chinese zodiac year begins on Chinese New Year's Day.

Horse years are believed to be the most unlucky for people born in previous years of the Horse.

How are Chinese New Year dates determined?

Chinese New Year, also known as the "Spring Festival" in modern Mainland China, is China's most important traditional festival, celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar, which consists of both Gregorian and lunar-solar calendar systems. Chinese New Year can begin anytime between late January and mid-February.

China's Spring Festival public holiday starts on the Chinese New Year, and lasts for 7 days.

Dates of Chinese New Year by year

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