Fun Chinese New Year Facts -
>The Chinese New Year is one of the most celebrated holidays in the world, with almost a sixth of the world's population observing it.
>It is the largest annual use of fireworks on the planet, beating the likes of Bonfire Night and the Fourth of July.
>It is also responsible for the biggest annual migration, with over a billion people travelling to see their families.
>You're not supposed to shower on the first day of the Lunar calendar, for fear you'll wash away the good fortune.