COVID-19 dampens Chinese New Year festivities but spirits remain high

By Sabrina Lo, Carlmont High School

Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, marks the start of the traditional Chinese lunar calendar, filled with age-old customs, traditions, and celebrations. In times of normalcy, the event revolves around spending time with one’s family. But, with COVID-19 preventing relatives from reuniting with one another, the holiday will be quite different this year.

This story was originally published on Scot Scoop News on February 11, 2021.