The Year of the Ox brought vaccines to a global pandemic and many hope the Lunar New Year will bring healing and joy with the Year of the Tiger.
The Lunar New Year is an international holiday celebrated in many Asian countries but not all. People may know the holiday as Chinese New Year, Vietnam’s Tết Nguyên Đán or South Korea’s Seollal. The United States is also home to some celebrations. Overall, over about 1.5 billion people across the world will take part in the festivities.
“In this day, for many Asian countries, Lunar New Year is perhaps the equivalent of Thanksgiving or Christmas,” Eddy Keming Chen, philosophy professor and faculty member of the Chinese Studies Program at University of California,