2015 Chinese New Year is February 19, 2015. As the Chinese calendar is lunisolar, the holiday is also known as the Lunar New Year. In China, the Chinese New Year is named the Spring Festival as well. In Asian cultures, the Lunar New Year is the most important holiday of the year and is celebrated over a period of 15 days. 
2015 is the Year of the Ram. However, it is also regarded as the year of the sheep or the goat. Regardless of whichever name you prefer, the animal represents the eighth sign in the 12 cycles of the Chinese Zodiac. The ram is also regarded as an auspicious animal that delivers a year of promise and prosperity. Those that are born on the year of the ram are said to possess a lot of peaceful traits. Rams are kind, helpful, and trusting. The Ram is also resistant to change.
Popular Chinese New Year traditions include the celebration of the new year by a great family reunion over a plentiful meal. Chinese New Year is also a time to honor family ancestors as well as traditional deities. Families also participate in strange traditions including a thorough cleaning of the home to represent the sweeping away of bad luck and to make way for good luck. Windows and doors are also decorated with symbols of good fortune and happiness. Children also receive gifts of money in red paper envelopes for good luck.
Although the holiday is popularly known as Chinese New Year, the holiday is celebrated not only in Mainland China, but also Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, as well as Japan and Korea. In fact, the Chinatown of major cities over the world become beacons of Lunar New Year festivities as well.
Be sure to wish your friends, family, loved ones, coworkers, and even business partners on this special Chinese New Year of the Ram. Here are 41 special greetings we share with you:
  1. "Gung Hay Fat Choy." Translation: "Best wishes and Congratulations. Have a prosperous and good year."
  2. "New year brings new fortune. Happy New Year!
  3. "I wish you all the joy, peace, lοve, and luck. Happy Chinese Νew Year!"
  4. "May the Year of the Sheep attract all the good wishes this year. Happy Chinese New Year!"
  5. "Happy Chinese New Year! May you be happy and prosperous."
  6. "Happy New Year, I wish you good health and lasting prosperity."
  7. "Best wishes for the holidays and happiness throughout the New Year."
  8. "Good health, good luck and much happiness throughout the year."
  9. "Good luck and great success in the coming New Year."
  10. "I hope you have a most happy and prosperous New Year."
  11. "May the coming New Year bring you joy, love and peace."
  12. "May the joy and happiness around you today and always."
  13. "Good luck, good health, good cheer and pass an happy New Year."
  14. "Wishing you happiness during the holidays and throughout the New Year."
  15. "Wish you happiness and prosperity in the coming year!"
  16. "Wish you success in your career and happiness of your family!"
  17. "Happy New Year! Good luck in the year ahead!"
  18. "Harmony brings health. Happy Chinese New Year!"
  19. "May all your wishes come true on the Year of the Sheep."
  20. "I wish you plentiful money and treasures on the Year of the Ram."
  21. "Happy Chinese New Year. I wish you peace all year round."
  22. "Wishing treasures fill your home this Chinese New Year!"
  23. "Wishing you prosperity on the Year of the Ram."
  24. "A cheery Chinese New Year hold lots of happiness for you!"
  25. "At New Year and always, may peace and love fill your heart, beauty fill your world, and contentment and joy fill your days."
  26. "Happy Chinese New Year! Best wishes for your perfect health and lasting prosperity."
  27. "Best wishes for the holidays and happiness throughout the Chinese New Year."
  28. "Happy Chinese New Year. I wish you good health, good luck and much happiness throughout the year."
  29. "Happy Year of the Sheep to you! Good luck and great success in the coming New Year."
  30. "I wish you good luck, good health, and good cheer this happy Lunar New Year."
  31. "Happy Lunar New Year. Hope all your New Year dreams come true!"
  32. "I hope you have a most happy and prosperous New Year."
  33. "Happy Chinese New Year. I want to wish you longevity and health!"
  34. "I wish you a happy Chinese New Year. I wish you all the luck, health, and fortune to you and yours."
  35. "I would like to wish you a joyous New Year and express my hope for your happiness and good future."
  36. "In the holiday of joy I present my sincere wishes and kind thoughts. May the kind of New Year outshine all the rest."
  37. "May the bold Chinese New Year firecracker scare away the bad luck and welcome the good luck all through the year!"
  38. "May the coming New Year bring you joy, love and peace."
  39. "May the New Year bring many good things and rich blessings to you and all those you love!"
  40. "Rich blessings for health and longevity is my special wish for you in the coming Year of the Sheep."
  41. "With very best wishes for your happiness in the Chinese New Year!"