Chinese New Year 2018, Year of the Dog


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In 2018 the Year of Dog is the celebration of Chinese Happy New Year on February 16th, 2018. Other animals involved in Chinese New Year are Dragon, Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Pig.

Chinese New Year (or "Spring Festival" in modern Mainland China) is China's most important traditional festival and is celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar, which consists of both Gregorian and lunar-solar calendar systems. In general, Chinese New Year starts anytime between the end of January and mid-February.

When is Chinese New Year in 2018?

Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival in China, which is the most important traditional holiday in China. In 2018, Chinese New Year will start on Friday, the 16th of February 2018 (16/2/2018). This year's animal zodiac sign is the Dog from 2018-02-16 to 2019-02-15. According to the Chinese Zodiac, which is a cycle of 12 different animals, the Chinese year beginning in 2018 is the year of the Dog. So, considering each Chinese zodiac year begins on Chinese New Year's Day, all children that are born on or after February 16th, 2018 are Dog. 

Dog is the eleventh in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac sign. The Years of the Dog include 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030, 2042 and so on. Dog years are believed to be the most unlucky for people born in previous years of the Dog. China's Spring Festival public holiday starts on the Chinese New Year and lasts for 7 days.

People born in the Year of the Dog are usually independent, sincere, loyal and decisive according to Chinese zodiac analysis. They are not afraid of difficulties in daily life. These shining characteristics make them have a harmonious relationship with people around them.

Core Strengths Dog:

  • valiant
  • clever
  • loyal
  • responsible
  • clever
  • courageous
  • lively

The Dog is man's best friend who can understand the human's spirit and obey its master, whether he is wealthy or not. The Chinese regard it as an auspicious animal. If a dog happens to come to a house, it symbolizes the coming of fortune. The invincible God Erlang in Chinese legend used a loyal wolfhound to help him capture monsters.

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The Most Important Dates of Chinese New Year

  • Chinese New Year's Eve: the day of family reunions
  • Chinese Calendar: 除夕 Chúxī /choo-sshee or 'getting-rid-of evening'
  • Chinese New Year's Day: the day of (close) family visits and New Year greetings
  • Chinese Calendar: 初一 Chūyī or choo-ee or 'first 1'

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