Granted, I don’t know much about Chinese New Year or Chengdu, but spending a Chinese New Year in Chengdu was anything but an ordinary new year celebration. RTT Staff Writer Michaela Gray tells us what it was like to spend her first Chinese New Year celebration in China.
My first Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year) in Taiwan has been exciting and confusing to say the least. From being gifted new exotic fruits by my landlord to being handed red envelopes at every bank I pop into, there’s a whirlwind of new customs and traditions I’m being exposed to daily.
Chinese New Year, also known as the Lunar New Year, is celebrated throughout the world, but has its traditions rooted in both China and Taiwan.