Why do we celebrate Chinese New Year and what is the Year of the Dog?

The Chinese New is nearly upon us but have you ever wondered why it is celebrated in February?
The event is marked all over the world and is growing in popularity. It is all linked to the lunar year and this year it is the Year of the Dog. The animals are always taken from the Chinese zodiac.
Some famous people who share this zodiac birthday are Winston Churchill, Mother Theresa, Bill Clinton, Elvis Presley, Steven Spielberg and Madonna.
The day is marked with the offering of presents and meals with families, writes the Mirror
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30 January 2018 in Regional East, Views: 32

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