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Come rain, wind, shine or pandemic, Chinese New Year (also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival) remains the most important event in the Chinese calendar. Marked by the arrival of spring, it also celebrates the end of one Chinese zodiac and the beginning of the next.
While gatherings with friends and family won't be the same this year, it's still a great occasion to reconnect and stuff yourself silly with snacks and goodies. There's a lot to Chinese New Year to know and learn about though, from the legends to the traditions and etiquette. We've rounded up a comprehensive guide to help you usher in the Year of the Ox.