It was the Chinese New Year on January 25, 2020. This year is the Year of the Rat. The rat is the first animal in the 12 year Chinese zodiac cycle.
What are some traits of people who are born in the Year of the Rat? People born in the Year of the Rat are said to be intelligent, charming, and quick-witted, and are praised for being value-conscious!
How come we didn’t hear much about the celebrations this year? This year, news of the coronavirus outbreak has affected the Chinese New Year celebrations. Schools and factories have remained shut even after the New Year, in order to contain the virus and halt its progression. Check out these pictures below to see the impact that this has had on celebrations!