Chinese Astrological Sign – Pig

Year of the Pig

Pig is the twelfth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac. The Years of the Pig include 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031, 2043… Pig is not thought to be a smart animal in China. It likes sleeping and eating and becomes fat. Thus it usually features laziness and clumsiness. On […]

Chinese Astrological Sign – Dog

Year of the Dog

Dog is the eleventh in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac. The Years of the Dog include 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030, 2042… Dog is man’s good 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 […]

Chinese Astrological Sign – Rooster

Year of the Rooster

Rooster is the tenth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac. The Years of the Rooster include 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029… Rooster is almost the epitome of fidelity and punctuality. For ancestors who had no alarm clocks, the crowing was significant, as it could awaken people to get up […]

Chinese Astrological Sign – Monkey

Year of the Monkey

Monkey is the ninth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac. The Years of the Monkey include 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028… The monkey is a clever animal. It is usually compared to a smart person. During the Spring and Autumn Period (770 – 476 BC), the dignified Chinese official […]

Chinese Astrological Sign – Sheep

Year of the Goat

Sheep / Goat is the eighth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac. The Years of the Sheep include 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027, 2039, 2051… Sheep (goat, or ram) is among the animals that people like most. It is gentle and calm. Since ancient times, people have learned to […]

Chinese Astrological Sign – Horse

Year of the Horse

Horse is the seventh in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac. The Years of the Horse include 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026… The Five Elements of Horse is Fire (Huo), which symbolizes enthusiasm and energy. The animal gives people an impression of independence and integrity. Its spirit is recognized to […]

Chinese Astrological Sign – Snake

Snake is the sixth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac. The Years of the Snake include 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025, 2037… Snake carries the meanings of malevolence, cattiness and mystery, as well as acumen and divination. In some places, people believe that a snake found in their court […]

Chinese Astrological Sign – Dragon

Year of the Dragon

Dragon is the fifth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac. The Years of the Dragon include 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024… The Dragon enjoys a very high reputation in Chinese culture. Chinese people regard themselves as descendents of the dragon. In ancient China, this imaginary creature was thought to […]

Chinese Astrological Sign – Rabbit

Year of Rabbit

Rabbit is the fourth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac. The Years of the Rabbit include 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023… For Chinese people, the rabbit is a tame creature representing hope for a long time. It is tender and lovely. The moon goddess Chang’e in Chinese legend had […]

Chinese Astrological Sign – Tiger

Year of Tiger

Tiger is the third in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac. The Years of the Tiger include 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022, 2034… Tigers, considered to be brave, cruel, forceful, stately and terrifying, are the symbol of power and lordliness. In ancient times, people usually compared emperors or grandees with […]

Chinese Astrological Sign – Ox

Chinese Zodiac - Year of the Ox

Ox is the second in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac. The Years of the Ox include 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021, 2033… Oxen used to be capable farming tools in agricultural society, which attach to the symbol of diligence, persistence and honesty. They are probably tardy in action, but […]

Chinese Astrological Sign – Rat

Chinese Astrological sign Rat

Rat is the first in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac. The Years of the Rat include 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020, 2032… Though people consider the rat not adorable, and it even makes its way into derogatory languages, it ranks first on the Chinese zodiac signs. It has characteristics […]