Nian to the End
We recently celebrated January 1, 2021 and it’s a NEW YEAR in the Gregorian Calendar. This calendar was introduced in 1582 by Pope Gregory XIII as an adjustment to the Julian Calendar. Despite the fact that most countries follow the Gregorian Calendar for setting dates for work, holidays and special events there are other NEW YEAR celebrations to celebrate! Starting on February 12 a big part of the world will be celebrating LUNAR NEW YEAR!
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The book 'Nian to the End' explains the various traditions of the color red, loud noises, lanterns and food. You should also read "Popo's Lucky Chinese New Year" by Virginia Loh-Hagan; which illustrates these current traditions,
Let's be less political here by avoid indicating/debating whether Tibet is an independent country.