Apple’s Lunar Month Challenge begins on January 22nd

Apple will launch a Lunar Month Challenge between January 22nd and February 5th. This is the first in a series of challenges that will run throughout the month of February.

The Lunar New Year in 2023 begins on Sunday, January 22 and lasts a total of 15 days. This is also known as the Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival. The holiday, which is observed in China and other Asian countries, is a time for family reunions, gift-giving, and indulging in traditional foods. It is also a time for house cleaning and paying respects to ancestors.

During the two week period many people attend lion and dragon dances, parades, and fireworks displays. During the festival, the color red is frequently used in decorations and clothing because it is thought to bring good luck. The year’s zodiac animal is also celebrated.

Apple Watch owners can earn an award for doing any workout for at least 20 minutes for Lunar New Year. The challenge must be completed between January 22 and February 5. Interestingly, this will be available worldwide, despite the fact that Lunar New Year is not celebrated in all countries. In some previous years it was not available in all countries.

Here are all the stickers and badges you’ll be able to earn.

That challenge follows another one that began at the start of 2023. The ‘Ring in the New Year’ challenge on the Apple Watch consists of closing the Apple Watch activity rings for a week in January. This is only possible if you meet all of your stand, exercise, and move goals for seven consecutive days.

Sounds easier than it is. Keep in mind that you must do this seven days in a row. There’s still plenty of time to finish the challenge before the end of the month, if you have not done so already.

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These challenges are just a start as there will be at least two more in February. They include one for Heart Month, which will require users to complete a 30-minute workout on February 14th, just like last year. Then there’s Apple’s Black History Month “Unity” challenge which will require users to close the Move ring for seven days in a row in February.

Source: MacRumours

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Ivan Jovin

Ivan has been a tech journalist for over 7 years now, covering all kinds of technology issues. He is the guy who gets to dive deep into the latest wearable tech news.

2 thoughts on “Apple’s Lunar Month Challenge begins on January 22nd

  • I have worked every day during LNY and cannot get to challenge to record! All the other seem to be working- any ideas?

    • I never got the notification, but a few days after I’d completed it, the badge showed up in the awards section


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