On February 10th, many in Asia and all over the world will begin celebrating the Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival.
The Lunar New Year is celebrated differently depending on the region or country, though a common theme is connecting with family. Many celebrations include an exchanging of gifts, fireworks, colorful decorations, and holiday parades.
Businesses and organizations should be prepared for employee requests for time off to observe the holiday with their families. Other institutions, such as schools, may choose to hold celebrations and/or close in recognition of the holiday. You can learn more by exploring our Lunar New Year Fact Sheet.
Wishing all those who celebrate good luck and fortune this Lunar New Year!