Chinese New year Celebrations in Koh Samui
04 February 2018
The Chinese New Year is celebrated enthusiastically throughout Thailand. Koh Samui attracts a large number of visitors to enjoy the festivities alongside their time basking in the island’s incredible natural beauty. The celebration is a positive cultural highlight on Koh Samui’s calendar with activities centring on the island’s temples, beaches and main towns.
Chinese New Year is not a designated national holiday but many Chinese-owned businesses will close to mark the occasion. Many of the islanders have strong ancestral connections to the Chinese mainland and look to their historical connection at this moment. Eager tourists will come to Koh Samui to enjoy the celebrations at the numerous parties, parades and events across the island.
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