KUNG HEE FAT CHOY. Happy Chinese New Year. The new lunar year is upon us. Hope everyone has a safe, happy, prosperous new year. don't forget to go into Chinatown for dim sum, lion dances, and fireworks. Celebrations have already started if you didn't notice. Celebrations in Chinatown on the weekends for 2 weeks minimum prior to the New Year, which itself is celebrated quietly, 02 February.