Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year 2010

  • Chinese New Year begins according to the Chinese calendar which consists of both Gregorian and lunar-solar calendar systems.
  • Because the track of the new moon changes from year to year, Chinese New Year can begin anytime between late January and mid-February.
  • Below is a chart that shows the beginning day of Chinese New Year and the animal sign for that year.
Year Chinese New Year Begins Animal Sign
2007 February 18 Pig
2008 February 7 Rat
2009 January 26 Ox
2010 February 14 Tiger
2011 February 3 Rabbit
2012 January 23 Dragon
2013 February 10 Snake
2014 January 31 Horse
2015 February 19 Sheep
2016 February 8 Monkey
2017 January 28 Rooster
2018 February 16 Dog
2019 February 5 Pig

 

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