It is a season of greetings, the exciting times ahead of us, especially at this time of the year celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year eve, and finally the Chinese New Year festival begins.
Many people may not know anything about it; the Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays, it is big as Christmas not only in China but in other parts of the world too.
Chinese New Year is the longest and most important festivity in the Chinese calendar. The Lunar New Year dates from 2600 BC, and had been part of the neighborhood since the 1860s, the Gold Rush days. The Chinese Lunar calendar, each year correspond to one of twelve Chinese zodiac symbols.
Because of cyclical lunar dating, the first day of the year can fall anywhere between late January and the mid-February.
In 2013 Lunar Year, the start of Chinese New Year this year falls on Sunday, February 10, 2013 — The Year of the Water Snake. Snake Years are sixth in the cycle, following the Dragon Years. The Snake is associated with a good omen, keen and cunning, wisdom and knowledge, beauty, and spiritual gifts.
During that time of the year, everyone would like to share every good Wish for your Happiness this Holiday Season and Seasons Greetings to everyone by sending emotional beautiful greeting cards for the coming year.
Send friends and family your best wishes messages through these Lunar Chinese New Year 2013 Greetings Holiday Cards, snack symbol cards for prosperity and long life with a Happy Chinese New Year, the year 4711, the Year of the Snake card, or celebrate a special birthday with a Chinese Zodiac sign, Year of the Snake cards.