#EngTrivia: Chinese New Year

Hi, fellas! Happy Chinese New Year! May blessings and prosperity be with you always! #GongXiFaCai

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I hope you had a wonderful Chinese New Year holiday. Did you get any hangbaos? :D

Today’s #EngTrivia will be on fun facts about the Chinese New Year. Are you ready?

The 2567th Chinese Year, celebrated today, is the year of monkey, the 9th sign of 12-year cycle. #EngTrivia

The colour red is often seen during the celebration as it is considered auspicious and related to prosperity. #EngTrivia

Not less than 1/5 of the world population celebrate the Chinese New Year, and the day is a public holiday in many Asian countries.#EngTrivia

In Indonesia, the Chinese New Year was not celebrated as a public holiday until 2003. #EngTrivia

The Chinese Year 2567 will last until 27 January 2017. #EngTrivia

People born in the year of monkey share the sign with Leonardo Da Vinci, Charles Dickens, Julius Caesar, and Daniel Craig. #EngTrivia

All right, fellas, that’s what I can share for today’s #EngTrivia. You can check our website http://www.englishtips4u.com  for the recap.

You can also find other interesting topics from past sessions. Don’t forget to drop your comments if you have any feedback!

 

Compiled by @alicesaraswati for @EnglishTips4U on Monday, 8 February, 2016.

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