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Episode 2091

Lunar New Year
Mon, 2023-Jan-23 01:35 UTC
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With 501,495 views on Sunday, 22 January 2023 our article of the day is Lunar New Year.

Lunar New Year is the beginning of a lunar calendar or lunisolar calendar year, whose months are moon cycles. The event is celebrated by numerous cultures in varying ways and at diverse dates.

The more well-known celebrations include New Year's Day (or week) in the Chinese calendar and related national calendars, the Hindu and Buddhist calendars of South and Southeast Asia, and the Islamic and Jewish calendars that originated in the Middle East. It is also celebrated by other cultures, such as the Nisga'a people of Canada. The determination of the first day of a new lunar year varies by culture.

This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 01:35 UTC on Monday, 23 January 2023.

For the full current version of the article, see Lunar New Year on Wikipedia.

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