Our company was founded by a mom with a vision. Taiwan-born entrepreneur Linda Su founded Teamson in 1997 to make quality crafted home designs more accessible for a modern consumer who wanted better. Now, the Teamson family has grown globally, with offices in Europe, Asia and the Americas. We are happy to celebrate the diversity of the Teamson family. Our team members in Asia and all over the world are getting ready to celebrate the Lunar New Year, we wanted to share some information about this holiday.
What is Lunar New Year? Lunar New Year is the Chinese and Southeast Asian festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional lunisolar calendar. These celebrations usher out the old year and bring luck and prosperity for the new year to come.
When is Lunar New Year? Lunar New Year is one of the most important celebrations observed in China, with deep historical and cultural significance. The date for Lunar New Year follows the lunisolar calendar and it depends on each culture on when the exact date falls each year and how long the celebration lasts. For example, in China, Lunar New Year in 2022 falls on Tuesday, February 1, and is celebrated for SIXTEEN days, while the Tibetan Lunar New Year follows the Tibetan Lunisolar Calendar and in 2022 will be celebrated on March 3 and lasts for FIFTEEN days!
A few of the countries that celebrate the Lunar New Year:
How is it celebrated? Each country celebrates the holiday in their own unique way, but there are common themes throughout. The Lunar New Year is celebrated among family. It is a time to feast and spend time with one another. Young people are usually given red envelopes with money from relatives and family friends. The streets are full of red decorations and parades that include lions and dragons, while firecrackers and fireworks illuminate the night.
Why Red? From envelopes with cash for the kids to firecrackers to clothes and decorations you will see red everywhere. Ever wonder why? Red symbolizes good fortune and joy!
To all those who celebrate, we wish everyone a happy and prosperous lunar new year.