Chinese New Year , also known as Spring Festival , will begin on 26th of January 2009 . It is main Chinese Festival of the year and it is not the religious event .
As the Chinese use the Lunar Calender for their festivals the date of Chinese New Year changes from year to year . The date correspondsto the new moon ( black moon ) in either late January or February . Traditionally celebrations last of fifteen days , ending on the date of the full moon . In China the public holiday lasts for three days and this is the biggest celebration of the year .
Here in Malaysia , especially in Sabah the celebration of Chinese New Year celebrated together as one nations . The Goverment and Ministers to joy with the Open House and all races with different religion will come along .
Wishing You All
Very Special Year of Ox ,
Gong Xi Fa Chai
Xin Nian Kuai Le & Shen Ti Jien Kang