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Chinese and Japanese New Year

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This Library Guide can be used as a starting point for your research about Japanese and Chinese New Year. The guide contains sources from the Cypress College Library collection such as fiction, nonfiction, and reference books as well as DVDs, databases and websites. Using the recommended databases, the patron can find scholarly journals, ebooks, magazines and newspaper articles.


In Japan New Year is the most important holiday celebrated in accordance to the Gregorian Calendar. This calendar is a solar calendar used in most of the world. The Chinese New Year also known as the Lunar New Year is the greatest festival in China. It is celebrated following the traditional Chinese calendar.

Chinese and Japanese New Year

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