Chinese New Year 2019, year of the Pig


Are you wondering when Chinese new year starts in 2019? Check out our topic about 2019 Chinese New Year!

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 2019?
Chinese New Year 2019 is on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019.

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'

According to the Chinese Zodiac, which is a cycle of 12 different animals, the Chinese year beginning in 2019 is the year of the Pig. So, considering each Chinese zodiac year begins on Chinese New Year's Day, all children that are born on or after February 5th, 2019 are Pig. 

Pig is the eleventh in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac sign. The Years of the Pig include 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031, 2043 and so on. Pig years are believed to be the most unlucky for people born in previous years of the Pig. China's Spring Festival public holiday starts on the Chinese New Year and lasts for 7 days.

People born in the Year of the Pig are usually honest and frank, calm in appearance, they do whatever is in their heart according to Chinese zodiac analysis. 

Core Strengths Pig:

  • honest;
  • calm;
  • optimistic;
  • tolerant;
  • persistent;
  • strong heart.

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