Chinese New Year is an important Chinese holiday where the Lunar New Year is celebrated. Lunar New Year and Spring Festival are other names of this holiday. The celebration of the New Year is to mark good luck and good fortune for the rest of the year.
Some practices that take place during the Chinese New Year are exchanging of small gifts, giving money in red envelopes, and fireworks.
So, don't know how to celebrate the Chinese New Year? Check out one of the many events on Long Island.
- Delightful Drums - February 1 - Long Island Children's Museum - Garden City
- Performance by Chinese Acrobat Li Liu - February 1 - Greenport School - Greenport
- Collegium Musicum Hong Kong - February 6 - Carnegie Hall - New York
- New York Philharmonic - February 1 - Lincoln Center - New York
Do you know any other great Chinese New Year events going on on Long Island? Tell us in the comments below!