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Chinese New Year

2018 Year of the Dog - Happy Chinese New Year!

15 Feb

This Chinese New Year takes place on February 16, 2018 this year. Interestingly, there is no fixed date for Chinese New Year. This is The Year of The Dog. Dogs are usually considered to be honest and loyal – so the people born in that year reflect the reliability of the dog as true friends and good companions.
How do you know if you were born in the Year of The Dog? The most recent years of the dog are as follows: 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, and 2018. People born in The Year of The Dog generally demonstrate honesty, loyalty, and are usually willing to help others. They are often very well-liked by others because they seem to reflect the willingness to help out someone and never seem to give up.

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Chinese New Year foods that bring luck

25 Jan

The Chinese New Year is starting on Saturday, January 28 and will run for about two weeks. There are many ways to celebrate and bring in luck, heath and prosperity in the new year. In China, there are parades and special foods. This coming year will be the year of the Fire Rooster. There are many different types of roosters Foods play an important part of any culture's celebrations, in the Chinese New Year, the number of different dishes and types of foods are thought to bring goodness into the new year.

In the Chinese New Year celebration, families eat a feast that can include multiple dishes. Eight different dishes represents prosperity and nine dishes represents infinity. Four dishes is not recommended because the word sounds similar to the word death. Seven dishes are also not recommended because seven is a number of the deceased.

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Chinese Astrology Year of the Wood Horse

07 Feb

The Chinese New Year 4712 began on January 31, 2014. This is the year of the Wooden Horse according to Chinese Astrology.

The year of the horse generally is very exciting. It is considered a year of good fortune and triumph. It may bring surprises and adventures and even unexpected romance. Life will probably move very quickly in the year of the horse. Be careful not to trot off into the sunset and disappear. Last year was a year for planning. This is the year for considered action. Horse energy is very free, strong-minded and powerful. The year of the horse is all about appreciating nature, having an adventure, fun, good times, romance, and social events. This is probably a good year to make a new start, reinvent yourself, expand or start a new business venture, travel, fall in love, and enjoy yourself. Your instincts and gut feelings should serve you well during the year of the horse.

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