Lunar New Year News, Photos, Videos and Tweets

In photos: Lunar New Year celebrated around the world

But China has locked down at least three cities amid the coronavirus crisis.

lunar new year - Axios
2:00pm PST - January 25th, 2020

Xi says China faces 'grave situation' as virus death toll hits 42

President Xi Jinping said China was facing a "grave situation" as the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak jumped to 42, overshadowing celebrations of the Lunar New Year that began on Saturday.

lunar new year - Reuters
11:09am PST - January 25th, 2020

China virus toll hits 41, Australia reports first cases

The death toll from China's coronavirus outbreak has jumped to 41 as the Lunar New Year got off to a gloomy start.

lunar new year - RTE
4:45am PST - January 25th, 2020

Virus anxieties cast shadow over Year of the Rat festivities

Chinese communities in Australia and New Zealand were among the first to greet the Year of the Rat on Saturday but Lunar New Year celebrations globally were marred by anxieties about the virus outbreak that has disrupted festivities in China.

lunar new year - Reuters
3:25am PST - January 25th, 2020

Hong Kong declares coronavirus emergency, 2-week school closure | CBC News

Hong Kong has declared the outbreak of a new virus an emergency and will close primary and secondary schools for two more weeks after the Lunar New Year holiday. Trains and flights from the city of Wuhan on the Chinese mainland will be blocked.

lunar new year - CBC News
3:07am PST - January 25th, 2020

China virus toll hits 41; Australia reports first four cases

The death toll from China's coronavirus outbreak jumped on Saturday to 41 from 26 a day earlier as the Lunar New Year got off to a gloomy start, with many transport links and tourist sites shut, while Australia confirmed its first four cases.

lunar new year - Reuters
1:24am PST - January 25th, 2020

Shanghai shuts down all cinemas during Lunar New Year holidays: local paper

Shanghai has shut down all cinemas during the Lunar New Year holidays, which last until Jan. 30, the Liberation Daily said on its online channel.

lunar new year - Reuters
6:54pm PST - January 24th, 2020

Death toll rises as coronavirus spreads

Fifteen more people have died from the virus in China, as the country celebrates Lunar New Year.

lunar new year - Google News (Canada)
5:23pm PST - January 24th, 2020

Death toll rises as coronavirus spreads

Fifteen more people have been killed by the virus in China, as the country celebrates Lunar New Year.

lunar new year - BBC News
5:22pm PST - January 24th, 2020

Hong Kong declares virus emergency, 2-week school closure

BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong has declared the outbreak of a new virus an emergency and will close primary and secondary schools for two more weeks after the Lunar New Year holiday. City leader Carrie...

lunar new year - Associated Press
5:10pm PST - January 24th, 2020

How Gen Z is preserving the longstanding traditions of Lunar New Year lion dancing

Upstairs in a small athletic club in New York City's Chinatown, the a group of teenagers are practicing lion dancing under the watchful eye of Karlin Chan, a local lion dancing legend. Lion dancing is part of the annual Lunar New Year festivities and the teen…

lunar new year - NBC News
1:29pm PST - January 24th, 2020

Steam Lunar New Year Sale highlights include cheap games and rat emojis

Save on PC games like Slay the Spire, Resident Evil 2, and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey in Steam’s annual Lunar New Year sale tied to the Year of the Rat. Deals are available on GOG, Fanatical, and Green Man Gaming as well.

lunar new year - Polygon
10:15am PST - January 24th, 2020

China reports over 1,280 coronavirus cases, death toll at 41

China's most festive holiday began in the shadow of a worrying new virus Saturday as the death toll surpassed 40, an unprecedented lockdown kept 36 million people from travelling and authorities cancelled a host of Lunar New Year events.

lunar new year - Google News (Canada)
10:48pm PST - January 23rd, 2020

Chinese fighter jets fly over Taiwan with sobering Lunar New Year message

China's air force issues a sobering message to Taiwan on the first day of the Chinese New Year, releasing a video on Weibo of military jets flying over the disputed self-ruled island.

lunar new year - ABC News (AU)
5:55pm PST - February 5th, 2019

Trilobites: Celebrating Lunar New Year and the Diversity of the World’s Calendars

Rather than a scientific given, calendars say a lot about the history and cultural values of the societies that created them.

lunar new year - The New York Times
10:59am PST - February 5th, 2019

Lunar New Year: Asia celebrates the Year of the Pig

Lunar New Year: Asia celebrates the Year of the Pig

lunar new year - USA Today
8:24am PST - February 5th, 2019

Here’s How People Celebrate Lunar New Year

Gifting red envelopes, eating rice cakes and watching lion dances are just a few of the ways people celebrate.

lunar new year - The Huffington Post
7:14am PST - February 5th, 2019

AP Photos: Lunar New Year marked with celebration, ceremony

From the dragon dancers parading through Yangon to the fire-eaters entertaining crowds in Manila, millions of people across Asia are ringing in the Lunar New Year.The Lunar New Year is celebrated across the continent, from Vietnam, where it is known as Tet, t…

lunar new year - Associated Press
3:09am PST - February 5th, 2019

In Pictures: Chinese communities celebrate Lunar New Year

Year of the pig is being welcomed by members of Chinese communities all over the world.

lunar new year - Al Jazeera English
10:12pm PST - February 4th, 2019

China, Korea celebrate Lunar New Year; and other news in pictures

9:00 a.m.Lunar New YearIt's that time of the year when Korean people travel from large cities to their hometowns for the Lunar New Year holidays to pay respect to the spirits of their ancestors.

lunar new year - The Hindu
8:08pm PST - February 4th, 2019

Happy Lunar New Year!

It's the Year of the Pig in the Chinese Zodiac, but it's not just the Chinese New Year.

lunar new year - USA Today
7:17pm PST - February 4th, 2019

Most Asian stocks extend gains, dollar still backed by U.S. data

Recent U.S. data and the Federal Reserve's dovish turn kept lifting Asian stocks early on Tuesday, while the dollar held the upper hand against its rivals.

lunar new year - Reuters
5:04pm PST - February 4th, 2019

Australian Banks, the Himalayas, Lunar New Year: Your Tuesday Briefing

The Khumbu glacier, one of the longest glaciers in the world.

lunar new year - The New York Times
11:53am PST - February 4th, 2019

In pictures: Lunar New Year welcomes the year of the pig

Celebrations across Asia begin on the eve of the Lunar New Year to welcome in the Year of the Pig.

lunar new year - BBC News
8:34am PST - February 4th, 2019

California Today: California Today: Lunar New Year in the Golden State

Monday: A shopping holiday makes its way to the United States, a plane crash kills five in Yorba Linda and making banh chung for Tet.

lunar new year - The New York Times
6:12am PST - February 4th, 2019

RT @GovSisolak: The First Lady and I are honored to celebrate the Lunar New Year with the Chinese American Citizens Alliance of Las Vegas.…

Tatiana (@Tatiana25580074)
12:24pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @EBSullivan1: My Sunnu: Our tiny population carried out Lunar New Year traditions. We make dumplings rice cakes spring rolls and fish. T…

Jerry Lints (@jlints58)
10:43am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @valrophotograph: Blizzard Overwatch’s Lunar New Year Pharah Qianlong by @RachAsakawa evento: @BrasilGameShow gostou das fotos compartil…

João Felipe (@Ominikami)
8:31am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @PaganGreen1: https://t.co/456ECHVzMY The earliest calendars were based on the lunar cycle and Moon time is still used in the modern wor…

Pagan Green (@PaganGreen1)
8:08am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @realDonaldTrump: Melania and I send our greetings to those celebrating the Lunar New Year. Today, people across the United States and a…

Ndiaye (@mbacke1983)
7:07am PDT - August 25th, 2019

They are basically coming back on chuseok and same with lunar new year every music show is not airing ig

yo美 (@jjang_yen)
6:36am PDT - August 25th, 2019
What else happened to me this year.
Well... I've got an electric guitar for Lunar New Year. Here it is. Now I can play my favorite rock songs. Yay!!! https://t.co/eZRyqYXFfm

What else happened to me this year. Well... I've got an electric guitar for Lunar New Year. Here it is. Now I can play my favorite rock songs. Yay!!! https://t.co/eZRyqYXFfm

Кропот Екатерина (@blossom250697)
4:26am PDT - August 25th, 2019
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3:48am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @valrophotograph: Blizzard Overwatch’s Lunar New Year Pharah Qianlong by @RachAsakawa evento: @BrasilGameShow gostou das fotos compartil…

Lelith (@Lelith36418619)
2:53am PDT - August 25th, 2019

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11:05pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @valrophotograph: Blizzard Overwatch’s Lunar New Year Pharah Qianlong by @RachAsakawa evento: @BrasilGameShow gostou das fotos compartil…

Piper (@xxpipers)
7:52pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @KeithFederman: Throughout Asia on the lunar calendar, tonight begins a New Year. I would like to wish my friends, and loved ones all ov…

karidtha (@karidtha)
5:59pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @NekojishiTW: Happy Lunar New Year from everyone at Team Nekojishi. To celebrate, we've prepared a special illustration for the occasio…

Anthony (@Anthony64666533)
5:46pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @valrophotograph: Blizzard Overwatch’s Lunar New Year Pharah Qianlong by @RachAsakawa evento: @BrasilGameShow gostou das fotos compartil…

CosplayerFigureModel (@CosplayerMag)
5:30pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @bobyandika: This was why Imlek (Lunar New Year) was banned during Soeharto's era. And those with Chinese sounding names had to 'Indones…

Nari (@mercfanatiker)
4:40pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @ahjaesshi: 190204 jaehwan instagram update!! "wind, have a happy lunar new year~~ #featJiRongie #BringingBackOldMemories" sigh.. jaeh…

nayla (@peachieslate)
9:41am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

RT @StudentLaunch: The handbook for the 2019-2020 #StudentLaunch competition posted, and the 20th year is officially underway! This year, t…

49er Rocketry Team (@49erRocketry)
6:20am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

RT @Bloom_Brilliant: Chinese (Lunar) New Year Card Craft Chinese New Year Card We love to embrace other cultures and #ihsnet https://t.co/…

HideTheChocolate (@atlsjkdm)
6:15am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Chinese (Lunar) New Year Card Craft Chinese New Year Card We love to embrace other cultures and #ihsnet https://t.co/mhsUA8J5gY

Christine Suarez (@Bloom_Brilliant)
6:00am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

RT @EBSullivan1: My Sunnu: Our tiny population carried out Lunar New Year traditions. We make dumplings rice cakes spring rolls and fish. T…

Keith Kelly (Author) (@KellyDarrow1)
4:54am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

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株式会社東京イベントレンタル (@tokyo_er01)
4:42am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

RT @EBSullivan1: My Sunnu: Our tiny population carried out Lunar New Year traditions. We make dumplings rice cakes spring rolls and fish. T…

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4:07am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

RT @EBSullivan1: My Sunnu: Our tiny population carried out Lunar New Year traditions. We make dumplings rice cakes spring rolls and fish. T…

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2:11am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

RT @EBSullivan1: My Sunnu: Our tiny population carried out Lunar New Year traditions. We make dumplings rice cakes spring rolls and fish. T…

Chris Derrick (@chrisderrick1)
12:56am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

RT @EBSullivan1: My Sunnu: Our tiny population carried out Lunar New Year traditions. We make dumplings rice cakes spring rolls and fish. T…

Gemma Lawrence (@TudorTweep)
12:51am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

RT @EBSullivan1: My Sunnu: Our tiny population carried out Lunar New Year traditions. We make dumplings rice cakes spring rolls and fish. T…

Tracy L. Reeves (@Timepest013)
10:16pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @_HYUKHAE0718: Nowadays fans belike playing the mother/relatives+matchmaker hybrid role whom always urge you to find a good woman/man to…

Juanny Armas (@Lloany95)
9:44pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @EBSullivan1: My Sunnu: Our tiny population carried out Lunar New Year traditions. We make dumplings rice cakes spring rolls and fish. T…

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9:24pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @EBSullivan1: My Sunnu: Our tiny population carried out Lunar New Year traditions. We make dumplings rice cakes spring rolls and fish. T…

Kenneth W. Harmon (@KennethWHarmon)
9:01pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @EBSullivan1: My Sunnu: Our tiny population carried out Lunar New Year traditions. We make dumplings rice cakes spring rolls and fish. T…

SSBazinet (@SSBazinet)
8:56pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @EBSullivan1: My Sunnu: Our tiny population carried out Lunar New Year traditions. We make dumplings rice cakes spring rolls and fish. T…

Adil (@zibrailmohamma3)
7:34pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @EBSullivan1: My Sunnu: Our tiny population carried out Lunar New Year traditions. We make dumplings rice cakes spring rolls and fish. T…

Katie Mettner (@KatieMettner)
7:19pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @TaiwanBirding: When to visit Taiwan? Any time - except the 10 days around Lunar (Chinese) New Year. Spring marginally better; fall a…

vthacker (@VarshaThacker)
7:02pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

RT @gsc1: This year, we're excited to offer new education workshops to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the lunar landings, as well as ext…

Martin Shields (@MartinShields1)
8:35am PDT - August 19th, 2019

RT @valrophotograph: Blizzard Overwatch’s Lunar New Year Mercy Zhuque skin by @RizzyCos Pharah Qianlong by @RachAsakawa evento: @BrasilGame

• MAIN ZARYA • (@walkingFLAREGUN)
8:29am PDT - August 19th, 2019

RT @valrophotograph: Blizzard Overwatch’s Lunar New Year Mercy Zhuque skin by @RizzyCos Pharah Qianlong by @RachAsakawa evento: @BrasilGame

alicia grucci (@Mirsthy)
7:39am PDT - August 19th, 2019

RT @valrophotograph: Blizzard Overwatch’s Lunar New Year Mercy Zhuque skin by @RizzyCos Pharah Qianlong by @RachAsakawa evento: @BrasilGame

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6:45am PDT - August 19th, 2019

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Meha (@CookyDoh)
5:26am PDT - August 19th, 2019