Chinese New Year is China's New Year!- This is the year that they go by (I mean I think they probably know it is 2010 but this is their traditional year). For Chinese New Year you should have your house spotless so the luck can get in and won't escape when you throw your things away.!!
This year is the year of the tiger. If you were born in the year of the tiger (tomorrow and forwards of 2010, 1998 and so on, you should wear red every day as a way of Good Luck.