Chinese New Year comes a bit early this year, arriving on January 31st, heralding the Year of the Horse. According to Chinese astrology, Horse years typically signify good luck and fortunate events.
Chinese New Year is the most important social and economic event of the year in China. The holiday celebration lasts fifteen days and is normally spent with family relaxing, shopping, and of course, shooting off fireworks. Lots of fireworks. Good fortune is a primary theme and involves the giving of red envelopes containing money or gold foiled chocolate coins for children.
So how do you know if you were born in the Year of the Horse? And what does that say about your personality? People born in the years 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002 and 2014 are all born under the Horse zodiac sign. These individuals tend to be very animated and energetic. Horses enjoy being in crowds, flocking to events such as concerts, parties and festivals. They also like to be the life of the party.
Horses are typically healthy and lead active lifestyles. They hold a positive outlook on life.
When it comes to a Horse’s work life, they thrive in jobs that engage in a lot of communication. Horses are leaders and do well in management roles. They don’t work well in isolation, preferring instead to be surrounded by others, especially those that praise and support the Horse’s beliefs.
Horses are generally easy-going, fun to be around, and witty. They are popular people who often have a large group of friends.
Were you born in a Horse year? Does any of the above describe you? In any event, “Gung Hay Fat Choy” which means “Good luck, may fortune come your way!”