Chinese New Year / Spring Festival
For every Chinese around the world the most important holiday is Chinese New Year and it is also stated as out of fear which is also called as Called in China as the “spring festival”, and to me and you as the “Chinese New Year” is celebrated each year just as the New Year is. Many years of tradition comes from the Chinese New Year and was originally used for compering the seasons, and the Chinese calendar which consists of both Gregorian and lunar-solar calendar systems. The “spring festival” marks the end of the winter season.
Because they follow the moon changes the Chinese New Year can begin anytime between late January and mid-February and the celebrations lasts for a long 15 days. Another tradition of the Chinese New Year is that every year it is dedicated to an animal. Not only has this but depending on when you were born depended on your animal sign. 2014 is known as the “Year of HORSE”. [click to continue…]
Year of the Monkey Meaning 2014: What Awaits for the Mischievous Monkey This 2014’s Year of The Wood Horse.
The ninth of the twelve animals in the Chinese zodiac calendar, the Monkey is associated with Earthly Branch symbol. Mostly known for their natural mischievous characteristics, the Monkey is circled with positive auras that make him lovable. He is a motivator, someone who’s willing to do all that he can just to inspire the rest of his fellows. As a person, he can be very agile and optimistic. He is very caring. When it comes to his family, he is willing to protect them with all that he can. He is also very sociable and you are more likely to see him on parties and social gatherings. People who are born under the year of the Monkey make great leaders. They are highly intellectual and dignified people. They are fun to have around because of their natural wit. Famous celebrities who are born under the year of the Monkey are Ryan Gosling, Channing Tatum, Christina Aguilera, Will Smith, Tom Hanks and Jennifer Aniston. [click to continue…]