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Lunar New Year: What to know about the Year of the Dragon WSB-TV Channel 2 [Video]

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The Lunar New Year celebrates the arrival of spring.

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It happens on a different day every year and is based on moon cycles, according to USA Today.

When does Lunar New Year start?

The Year of the Dragon starts on Feb. 10 and continues through Jan. 28, 2025, when the Year of the Snake begins. Feb. 10 happens to be the night of the second new moon that comes after the winter solstice, according to USA Today.

How is it celebrated?

The Lunar New Year is celebrated with carnivals, parades, fireworks, family events and more in Asian communities, including in the United States, according to The Associated Press. Asian countries celebrate with a big festival that lasts multiple days. Each country celebrates differently.

It is celebrated around getting rid of bad luck and bringing in good luck and prosperity. You will particularly see the color red involved. In many Asian cultures, that signifies a good future and joy.

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