Chinese New Year this year is Feb 5th and we celebrate it until Feb 19th. In our culture we have a lot of traditions and superstitions that we believe in to prepare for the new year. Chinese New Year is also known as Spring Festival. This year is the year of the pig which means 2019 will be filled with family gatherings and hopes for good fortune. Famous people born in year of the pig are Henry Ford, Ronald Reagan, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Hilary Clinton. One tradition that almost everyone knows is that we wear red on Chinese New Year. Wearing read symbolize’s good luck and prosperity. Gift giving is red envelopes called a Hongbao is filled with money and that is given to children and employers give red envelopes to employees. When you are giving money in a red envelope money is new bills, and never given in the…

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