The Chinese New Year is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional Chinese calendar. The new year is an international celebration that knows no bounds. Everyone on Earth made it around the Sun another time! There are plenty of festivities and great food that people organize and take part in. If you are looking for an easy reason to celebrate, then this is the time! But does the Chinese New Year take place at the same time as the January 1st New Year? That's for you to think about and decide! Will it be a guess or do you know the answer? Share this with your friends to see if they know the date for the upcoming Chinese New Year in 2017!