ASBC President Mr. Pichai Chunhavajira and the ASBC management wish Happy Chinese New Year

The President of the Asian Boxing Confederation Mr. Pichai Chunhavajira of Thailand, furthermore the whole ASBC Management wish Happy Chinese New Year to the entire Asian boxing family, friends, boxers, coaches, officials, referees and judges, media members, followers and stakeholders.

Following the years of the Ox, the Tiger and the Rabbit, according to the Chinese Zodiac, the Year of the Dragon starting from February 10th 2024 and lasting until January 2025. The celebrations of the Chinese New Year last up to 16 days but only the first week is considered as official public holidays.

The Chinese New Year is one of the most important holidays in China and has strongly influenced Lunar New Year celebrations of its 56 ethnic groups. It is also celebrated worldwide where there are significant Chinese populations such as in Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, the Philippines, Cambodia, the United States of America, Mauritius, Peru, Canada and in the states of the European Union.

The Chinese New Year festival usually lasts for 16 days starting from the Chinese New Year’s Eve to the Lantern Festival. Chinese Lunar New Year activities starts as early as three weeks before the Chinese New Year’s Eve but a week before these celebrations are more usual. Traditional folk in mostly the rural region of China people starts cleaning their houses on the 23rd day of the 12th Lunar Month before New Year’s Eve.

The management of the Asian Boxing Confederation wishes good health, prosperity, happiness, smile and all the best to the whole Chinese boxing community. China was the host of the 2023 edition of the Asian Games in Hangzhou which introduced the first Olympic spots in the continent.

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