Monday, February 3, 2014

Chinese New Year - No, 2014 is the Year of the Horse

Chinese New Year 2014 - Year of the HorseChinese New Year is an important traditional Chinese holiday celebrated at the turn of the Chinese calendar. In China, it is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally run from Chinese New Year's Eve, the last day of the last month of the Chinese calendar, to the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the first month, making the festival the longest in the Chinese calendar.

The source of Chinese New Year is itself centuries old and gains significance because of several myths and traditions. Traditionally, the festival was a time to honor deities as well as ancestors. Chinese New Year is celebrated in countries and territories with significant Chinese populations and is considered a major holiday.

Those Born in the Year of the Horse

The noblest of the signs, some might say, is that of the horse. Horses are popular, quick-witted, charming, cheerful, and talented. People born in the Year of the Horse are popular. They are cheerful, skilful with money, and perceptive, although they sometimes talk too much.They are wise, talented, good with their hands, and sometimes have a weakness for members of the opposite sex. They are impatient and hot-blooded about everything except their daily work. They like entertainment and large crowds. They are very independent and rarely listen to advice.

They are most compatible with Tigers, Dogs, and Sheep. Chinese New Year 2014 - Year of the Horse

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