Know about Chinese New Year 2017

Important dates of Chinese New Year

This year Chinese New year falls on JAN 28th 2017
  • Chinese New Year eve falls on JAN 27th 2017- the day of Family reunion
  • Chinese New year Day date varies every year but it is mostly between January 21st- February 20th.
  • People pray and wish for good harvest on this auspicious day and prepare for the farm work ahead that starts soon after the new year.
  • Its a long 7 day celebration and public holiday is observed for the whole week.

  • The 12 zodiac animals in the chinese zodiac cycle are- Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig.

    Chinese New Year 2017 is Rooster Year

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

    Roosters are Energetic,Smart,hardworking,trustworthy and brave people

    Some of the lucky predictions for Roosters are:

  • Lucky numbers: 5, 7, and 8
  • Lucky days: the 4th and 26th of any Chinese lunar month
  • Lucky months: the 2nd, 5th, and 11th Chinese lunar months.
  • Lucky directions: south, southeast
  • Lucky colors: gold, brown, and yellow
  • Lucky flowers: gladiola, cockscomb
  • Unlucky things Roosters Should Avoid

  • Color: red
  • Unlucky numbers: 1, 3, and 9
  • Unlucky direction: east
  • Unlucky months: the 3rd, 9th, and 12th Chinese lunar months
  • Compatability for Roosters:

  • Roosters are most Compatible with Snakes and OX
  • Worst with Pig,Rat,Horse and Rabbit
  • Health for Roosters

    Since it is an unlucky year for Roosters , health and safety should be there first priority.

    Work and Career

    Roosters are really hardworking people but since this year is not lucky for them they have to work more harder to gain the success.
  • Type of Rooster Year of Birth Characteristics
  • Wood Rooster 1945, 2005 Vibrant, unreasonably confident, soft hearted, and unbalanced
  • Fire Rooster 1957, 2017 Responsible , Trustworthy , good managing skills
  • Earth Rooster 1909, 1969 Appealing, Kind, Relible, and Social
  • Gold Rooster 1921, 1981 Strong willed, gallant, perseverant, and diligent
  • Water Rooster 1933, 1993 Clever, shrewd, soft , and compassionate