Chinese New Year 2020

Chinese New Year is the most important of the Chinese holidays, and is a time of celebration with family. The 15-day holiday, begins on the first day of a new moon and ends with the full moon on the day of the Lantern Festival.

2020 brings The Year of the Rat. Rat is the first in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac, and according to Chinese Astrology, the Rooster is associated with instinctiveness and sophistication, as it helps people become more adaptive and alert. The Year of the Rat starts from January 25, 2020 (called the Lunar Chinese New Year or Chinese Spring Festival) and lasts till February 11, 2021.

The Year of the Rat will be a powerful one, with no middle of the road when it comes to moving forward. This year, impressions count.

With ibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments just a 15 minute walk from Melbourne’s famous Chinatown, you are certain to be amongst the celebrations and well wishes for the Year of the Rat.