Did you know that the dragon is the only mythical creature in the Chinese zodiac? This Lunar New Year holds special significance as the dragon takes center stage, being the most celebrated animal not only in Chinese culture but also in many other Asian cultures. Beyond its status as the most powerful creature, the dragon symbolizes prosperity, good health, and intelligence, making this year particularly auspicious.
When is the Lunar New Year 2024
The Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival, falls on a different date each year because it is based on the lunar calendar. The lunar calendar is a calendar system that follows the phases of the moon. This year the Lunar New Year begins on February 10, 2024.
Year of the Dragon Greetings in Mandarin
There are two designs with different New Year’s greetings in Mandarin.
Have an auspicious Year of the Dragon
Pinyin: Lóng nián jíxiáng
Happy Dragon New Year
Pinyin: Lóng nián kuàilè
Year of the Dragon Printable
As a graphic designer with a flair for fun, each year I create a photo frame for Lunar New Year. Choose your adventure: Print the full-color dragon and add your photos or print the coloring sheet and let your child turn the Year of the Dragon Photo Frame into their masterpiece. Create a Lunar New Year decoration that will be treasured for years to come.
- Designed for standard U.S. Letter size paper (8.5 x 11 inches)
- Fits 4 x 6-inch photos. The cutout is 3.75 inches tall x 3.5 inches wide
- Print on cardstock for best results
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