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What is Lunar New Year?

Lunar New Year (or Chinese New Year) is a huge celebration, so let's get informed about its tradition and meaning.


Have you been wondering what the big celebration is all about? We've got you covered with a few straightforward answers to common questions. Also, check out how SteelSeries is uniquely celebrating the Year of the Dragon!

When is Chinese New Year 2024?

Chinese New Year (or Lunar New Year) officially kicks off on February 10th, 2024. The celebration lasts 16 days!

For Chinese New Year, that's one of biggest and most important holiday; family members will travel from different cities and have a homemade meal at New Year's Eve," said Lucy Lei, Product Manager at SteelSeries. "The home will be decorated with spring festival couplets, paper cutting, and people wear something red; the elder, like parents and grandparents, will give a red envelope to younger kids for best wishes."

How long is Chinese New Year?

While the event takes place over 16 days, only the first week is considered a public holiday. The celebrations culminate with the Lantern Festival on February 24th, 2024.

"I think the important thing for Chinese New Year is the family gathering together to celebrate the brand new beginning of new year," said Lei.

What is the 2024 Chinese Zodiac?

According to the zodiac, 2024 is the Year of the Dragon. People born in 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, and this year are born under the sign of the Dragon. Those people tend to be visionary leaders and embody authority and control; they're usually energetic, goal-oriented, and idealistic. They tend to be strong and independent, but that doesn't mean they don't want partnership!

Celebrate Lunar New Year with SteelSeries

Arctis Nova 7 Dragon Edition

We have something special for the Year of the Dragon: our Arctis Nova 7 Dragon Edition. This incredible design embodies the characteristics of the dragon, with colors representing tradition and authority. Bring luck upon yourself with the blessing of the Dragon with the seals represented on special earplates as well as on the inside.

If you haven't been able to purchase one, check again soon around the beginning of March, as we will get more stock. There are incredible features of this gaming headset that make it a must, other than its themed design; it comes packed with a big assortment of top-notch audio quality features only from SteelSeries. Whether you're looking for an audio headset for gaming or for work, this is a fantastic option with wireless capabilties and Bluetooth.

  • Earn the Dragon's blessing of fortune with a unique coloring; two included earplate options
  • Nova Acoustic System features High Fidelity Drivers for majestic audio quality with immersive 360° Spatial Audio and a first-in-gaming Parametric EQ
  • Simultaneous Wireless (2.4GHz and Bluetooth) allows game and mobile audio mixing
  • 38-hour battery life with USB-C fast charging, bringing 6 hours of use after 15 minutes
  • AI-Powered noise-cancelling mic uses Sonar ClearCast AI algorithms to silence ambient sounds or teammate noise, with ChatMix Dial on-headset
  • Multi-platform USB-C dongle works with PC, Mac, PlayStation, Switch, Meta Quest 2, and mobile
  • ComfortMAX system for adjustable fit with a PVD-coated steel headband

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