Chinese New Year

Chinese zodiac

Has 12 signs

It starts out with a late night feast.

Nightly fireworks

Explode to

Scare away the

Extremely dangerous beast

 

Nian the

Enemy full of

Woe and sorrow.

 

Yelling and screaming trying to

Escape

Away from the

Roaring dangerous beast.

Chinese New Year

The Chinese calendar has been in use since ancient times. The calendar is a lunar one, which means the moons. There are animals for each year. 2011 is the year of the rabbit.

Rat

 

 

 

 

 

Rat:

1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020

Ox

 

 

 

 

 

Ox:

1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021

Tiger

 

 

 

 

 

Tiger:

1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010

Hare/Rabbit

 

 

 

 

 

Rabbit:

1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011

Dragon

 

 

 

 

Dragon: 

1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012

Snake

 

 

 

 

 

Snake:

1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013

Horse

 

 

 

 

 

Horse:

1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014

Ram

 

 

 

 

Ram:

1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015

Monkey

 

 

 

 

 

Monkey:

1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016

Rooster

 

 

 

 

 

Rooster:

1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017

Dog

 

 

 

 

 

Dog:

1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018

Pig/Boar

 

 

 

Pig:

1923, 1935, 1946, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019