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Month: July 2018

Holiday #2: Chinese New Year

Holiday #2: Chinese New Year

  The Chinese use the same calendar we do (Gregorian calendar) for civil purposes, but their festivals are still determined by the Lunisolar calendar, which shifts with the sun’s longitude and the phases of the moon. ┬áThis year, Chinese new year fell mid- February, so oddly enough, we got 2 weeks off for Christmas break (international schools observe this but not Chinese schools) and then just 5 weeks later, we had another 2 weeks off! ┬áSo not long after we…

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