Happy Lunar New Year to all that celebrate this date which is intended to usher in a year of good fortune and prosperity. Approximately 2 billion people across the world celebrate this holiday. Lunar New Year is sometime referred to as Chinese New Year because it’s origins are in China, influenced by the Chinese lunisolar calendar. From there it spread throughout east and southeast Asia. Feb 1, 2022 marks the end of the year of the ox and ushers in the year of the tiger.