Happy Chinese New Year 新年快乐 2018! This year marks the Year of the Dog, 狗 (Gǒu). The dog is the 11th animal in the Chinese Zodiac.
Unlike the New Year celebration’s date most of us in North or South America, Europe, or Australia are used to, Chinese New Year is never on the same date.
The Jade Emperor in Heaven held a race to determine the order of months when constructing the Chinese calendar. Thirteen different animals were invited, and 12 made it across the finish line. The Chinese calendar consists of 12 lunisolar years…
When ancient Chinese astronomers examined the cycles of the Sun, Earth, and Moon, they decided that the resulting calendar would feature a cyclical dating method that repeats every 60 years.
Wearing fine clothes makes a man look important. However, if you choose the right color of your clothes carefully, you’ll not only increase your personal charm, but you’ll also bring yourself good luck and prosperity.
The year 2015 is the Year of the Sheep… the Green Sheep
Who hasn’t picked up a pen and had a go at drawing something? But this artwork goes beyond my imagination and abilities…
Are ‘Goat’ and ‘Sheep’ the same zodiac sign?
As the Year of the Horse draws to a close, Chinese people are preparing to welcome the Year of the Goat which starts on Feb. 19.
There are numerous legends about how each Chinese zodiac sign was chosen. This is one of the most well-known. A long, long time ago, the Jade Emperor in the heavens was celebrating his birthday. Unfortunately, at that time, there was…