by jack rule

200 million births between 1979 and 2009,As the longest festival in the Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year can last as many as 15 days. Children take an entire month off of school

he decorations used on doors and windows are red colored paper-cuts Children receive red envelopes full of money instead of wrapped gifts Chinatowns in other cities also celebrate Chinese New Year Each year of the Chinese New Year calendar is named after an animal year cycle. Once the 12 year cycle is over the animal list begins again The list in order is:rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, ram, monkey, rooster, dog.