• May 18, 2024

Lunar New Year is just around the corner and the air is already abuzz with the festivities for the incoming Year of the Rabbit. To get you in the mood for the Lunar New Year, check out these exciting features on Google:

Snap a photo with this year’s zodiac animal

When you search “Lunar New Year” or other related keywords on your mobile device, the results page will also show you an adorable 3D model of a rabbit. Through the power of augmented reality, you can also take a photo with the rabbit in your actual surroundings—perfect for your Lunar New Year pics! 

Throw a Puzzle Party using Google Arts & Culture

Because Lunar New Year is best celebrated with friends and family, having activities and games that everyone can do together is a surefire way to enjoy the occasion. 

Up to 50 people at once can try the Puzzle Party: Lunar New Year Edition on Google Arts & Culture. Players can complete digital puzzles that feature Lunar New Year artworks made by a wide roster of talented Asian artists. 

Notable Lunar New Year artworks include Lunar New Year in Chinatown by Alan Ohashi, Together Apart Together: A Tray of the Asian Diaspora by Emily B. Yang, Still Life with Cut Apple and Orange by Georgette Chen, Art (APAHM 2022) by Loe Lee, and New Year’s Market in a Time of Peace-6 of 9 by Ding Guanpeng. 

Check out what people are interested in

Whether you’re curious about this year’s lucky zodiacs, countries that celebrate Lunar New Year, or simply how to say “Happy New Year” in Mandarin, aficionados of trends and data can keep up with the latest news and searches in the Lunar New Year Google Trends page. The page shows the most searched keywords and topics during the season, related topics, and articles—you’ll never miss out on what’s happening now as the Year of the Rabbit rolls in.

Enjoy a dazzling fireworks display on Google Search

Once you’ve made your preparations for the celebration, it’s time to let the fireworks fly! Search “Lunar New Year” on Google and the results page will show a fun and festive fireworks display, featuring rabbit-shaped sparkles. It’s definitely a great way to get in the spirit of Lunar New Year! 

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