Its a new year in China. The Asian power house celebrates new years day today. The new year – The Year of the Monkey is also known as the Spring Festival. It is marked by the lunisolar Chinese calendar. The date changes from year to year.
The festivities usually start the day before the New Year and continue until the Lantern Festival, the 15th day of the new year.
The Year of the Monkey ends on January 27th, 2017.