Chinese New Year 2017!

Chinese New Year is known as Spring Festival in China it’s the most important traditional festival. It is also the most important celebration for families, and a week of official public holiday.

But did you know it’s the year of the Roosters?

The Rooster ranks tenth out of the 12 animals in the 12-year Chinese zodiac cycle. People who would qualify to be a Rooster would be born in the year…1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005 and 2017!

In chinese astrology each animal also contains an element including Gold, Wood, Water, Fire or Earth so along with knowing your a Rooster you’d also know what type you are depending on what year you were born. 2017 is the year for a Fire Rooster that’s characteristics would include trustworthy, strong sense of timekeeping and responsibility at work.

Some famous people are roosters like…

  • Bob Marley (born 6 February 1945), a Wood Rooster
  • Jennifer Aniston (born February 11, 1969), an Earth Rooster
  • Jennifer Lopez (born July 24, 1969), an Earth Rooster
  • Britney Spears (born December 2, 1981), a Gold Rooster

Love Compatibility for Roosters

Each animal sign has its unique characteristics and the love compatibility of Chinese zodiac animals takes into account each animal with there own individual characteristic. Only those whose characteristics match well can be good partners.

For Roosters the best animals to be matched with are Snakes and Ox’s but the worst are the Rat, Rabbit, Horse or Pig.

What’s┬álucky or unlucky for Roosters?


Numbers – 5, 7, 8
Colours – Gold, Brown and Yellow
Days – 4th and 26th
Flowers – Gladiola and Cockscomb

Unlucky and they should avoid:

Numbers – 1, 3, 9
Colours – Red
Direction – East
Months – 3rd, 9th and 12th

Fancy learning a bit more about Chinese New year or to find out what animal you are? Just click here!