Chinese New Year

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CHINESE NEW YEAR
 January 28, 2017
Year of the ROOSTER

Info from – 123 Chinese New Year
History.com – Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year Crafts
Travel China Guide
Wikipedia – Rooster Zodiac

Years of the Rooster
1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2017 is the year of Rooster (Fire Rooster) starting from January 28, 2017 (called the Lunar Chinese New Year or Chinese Spring Festival) and lasting to February 15, 2018.

Rooster (or Chicken) ranks the tenth among the Chinese zodiac animals. In Chinese culture, Rooster represents fidelity and punctuality, for it wakes people up on time. People born in the year of the Rooster are beautiful, kind-hearted, hard-working, courageous, independent, humorous and honest. They like to keep home neat and organized. On the other side, they might be arrogant, self-aggrandizing, persuasive to others and wild as well as admire things or persons blindly.

Personality of the Rooster

The rooster is the dawn announcer waking people up on time in the morning. Since the ancient times, it has been thought to have the ability of divining the future. Also in Greek mythology, it is said that the rooster can feel what will happen in the future. So, it is regarded as the god’s ambassador. The people born in the year of the rooster also have the ability to discern what is coming. They like to think more and have a good plan when dealing with things. Also, they usually use in ways others could never have imagined to solve problems which making others surprise.

The people under the Rooster sign are warm, generous, diligent, sociable and very capable speakers. They have quick wit and think fast. So sometimes they are impatient. When talking, they may stammer as their mouth couldn’t catch up with the brain. To change this, they need to think slowly. The men born in the year of the rooster usually pay great attention on his appearance. They dress well no matter in casual clothes or suit. The women also are beautifully dressed with a variety of colors. As they attach great importance to the attire, they look upon with disapproval to those who dress casually and don’t like to communicate with them. Therefore, they usually leave an impression of coldness to others.

About Fire Rooster

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Fire roosters have the leadership ability, and they are smart, confident but impatient. Also, they are independent and attach great importance to their privacy, so they don’t like be too intimate to others. Fire roosters like to pursue freedom and stimulation rather than the well-behaved, ordinary and joyless life. They have a passion for vigorous exercise and cannot stand the static activities.

Generally, fire roosters have a strong concept of time and they are trustworthy. However, fire roosters are short-tempered and they will feel uneasy if they cannot finish something on time.

Fire roosters are enterprising and they are often successful in middle age. Fire roosters love the challenging work rather than the jobs which are steady and easy to deal with; they have the goal to pursue and the difficulties to overcome. Also, they are good at participating in the competition at work, and competition is the essential weapon in their life.

Fire roosters have good luck in wealth. However, no wealth will fall down from the sky, and they need to strive to create wealth. Fire roosters get good results regardless of the jobs they choose; they have fast luck in wealth and often have unexpected harvest; they are good at managing money matters and can maximize the interest of their money in hands, but they need to purchase some fixed assets where the money is in surplus.

In terms of love, fire roosters have a rich, colorful and romantic emotional life. However, they may meet obstacles more or less and male fire roosters have more problems than females. The disputes are easily to appear between the couples, leading to the emotional problems.

YEAR

CHINESE NEW YEAR BEGINS

ANIMAL SIGN

2010

February 14

Tiger

2011

February 3

Rabbit

2012

January 23

Dragon

2013

February 10

Snake

2014

January 31

Horse

2015

February 19

Sheep

2016

February 8

Monkey

2017

January 28

Rooster

2018

February 16

Dog

2019

February 5

Pig

2020

January 25

Rat

2021

February 11

Ox

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