Lunar New Year

12 - 26 February 2021

Lunar New Year goes by many names: Chunjie or Spring Festival (Chinese), Tet (Vietnamese), Solnal (Korean) and Losar (Tibetan). It starts on the first new moon of the lunar calendar and ends during the first full moon,15 days later. This year is the Year of the Ox, with Lunar New Year running from 12 - 26 February 2021. 

In Adelaide, this important cultural event is recognised annually with celebrations showcasing time honoured rituals, music, art and food. 

Message from Lord Mayor Sandy Verschoor

Lunar New Year Events

Learn more about Lunar New Year

A guide to Lunar New Year in Adelaide

Ring in the Year of the Ox in Adelaide this Lunar New Year with this guide.

Lunar New Year in the city

Discover some of the history and traditions of Lunar New Year.

Spreading good luck in the city

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The Prosperity Toss

Find out why yeesang is 'the' Lunar New Year dish for many South-East Asians.