Happy 4714! Wait, don’t we mean 2017? No, actually we really do mean the year 4714, which is also the year 2017. Even more confused? Let us explain. The Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Taiwanese celebrate the lunar or Chinese new year which is based on the lunar calendar. According to the lunar calendar, 2017 is the year 4714 and the year of the rooster.
So, what do people do to celebrate Chinese New Year? Different people have different cultural traditions, but there are a few things that they share in common: spending time with family and friends, eating good food, and passing out money in red envelopes. Here at Xyza, we make dumplings and spend time with loved ones. We wish you a very happy Chinese New Year filled will love, laughter, and good fortune!