In the 17th century, the Jesuits tried to determine what year should be considered
the epoch of the Han calendar.
The Chinese calendar is a lunisolar calendar that is used to determine important
festival dates, such as Chinese New Year.
Chinese Zodiac Signs, The Chinese animal zodiac, or sheng xiao in pinyin, is a
rotating cycle of 12 years, with each year being represented by an animal and its
An introduction on Names of the Chinese Calendar, Chinese Years and the
Chinese ... So every second or third Chinese calendar year has 13 months and ...
It also helps explain why Chinese New Year is called the spring festival. If you
have a Western calendar that indicates the phases of the Moon, this will give you
The sìfēn 四分 (quarter remainder) calendar, which began about 484 BC, was the
first calculated Chinese calendar, so named because it used a solar year of ...
What is the current year in the Chinese calendar? Although the People's
Republic of China uses the Gregorian calendar for civil purposes, a special
2016 List Chinese New Year Days and Animal Zodiac Signs ...
Chinese New Year Calendar from 1930 to 2030, as well as the ...
Chinese New Year is the longest and most important celebration in the Chinese
calendar. The Chinese year 4714 begins on Feb. 8, 2016. Chinese months are ...