February 5 marks the beginning of the Spring Festival, also known as Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year. 2019 is the Year of the Pig.
The BBC put together some pictures of the celebrations here: Lunar New Year welcomes the year of the pig
Visit Chinese New Year 2019
to read all about the holiday, including greetings, festive traditions, foods, and myths. You can also find out what the 12th zodiac animal, the pig, symbolizes
If you celebrate Spring Festival, what are your favorite new year greetings or traditions?
Are you celebrating Spring Festival this year?