Rowland Heights, CA, December 14, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Welcome the Chinese New Year 2009 (Year of the Ox) with family and friends in your community. See the nearest Chinese New Year 2009 event in your area with ChildBook (dot) com's largest compilation of Chinese New Year Events in US and Canada. Over 100 event listings are included in this calendar. The list includes the NTDTV Spectacular shows, school and museum celebrations, and the annual grand celebrations of Chinese New Year, such as the Southwest Airlines' San Francisco Parade.
Chinese New Year is celebrated in the United States and Canada in cities with large ethnic Chinese populations, or cities with historically long-standing Chinese presence.
Chinese New Year Events for businesses are an opportunity to reach out to over three million ethnic Chinese in the United States. Event organizers are usually local Chamber of Commerce chapters and Chinese historical societies.
Chinese New Year occurs on the first day of the new moon and ends with the Lantern Festival, for a total of fifteen days of holiday. Chinese New Year in 2009 occurs on January 26. According to Chinese zodiac, this year is the Year of the Ox. Dates for events range from January through February 2009. The listing of events is available.
ChildBook has been publishing a listing of Chinese New Year events 2004.
Other information about Chinese New Years is also available at childbook (dot) com, including descriptive articles, lesson plans, crafts, games, and other projects.