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Chinese New Year

2019 is the year of the Pig!

Happy Chinese New Year! Learn more about the Chinese zodiac signs and discover what your sign is below.



The Chinese zodiac signs are a repeating cycle of 12 years. Each year is represented by an animal and its presumed attributes. In Chinese, the zodiac signs are called shengxiao; meaning ‘born resembling’ indicating how people born in a given year are believed to have similar personalities to animal of the year.

The cycle of the 12 signs are based on the Chinese lunar calendar. The current year of the Pig is from February 5, 2019 until January 24, 2020.

The Chinese zodiac signs are an integral part of Chinese culture and can be used to determine your fortune of the year, marriage compatibility, career fit, etc., and they are related to luck. Read about your sign below.

Quarter block - image - Rat years


The Rat is the first in the Chinese zodiac cycle. People born in the year of the Rat are perceived as kind, smart, witty, resourceful and versatile people. Rats also have a strong curiosity, why they tend to try their hands at anything and handle most tasks skillfully. Rats are very active and enjoy being social, but on their own terms.

Best relationship compatibility: Ox, Dragon, Rabbit

Lucky numbers: 2, 3

Lucky colors: Blue, gold, green

Quarter block - image - Ox years


Born in the year of the Ox, you are most likely a hard worker. Oxes are known to be diligent, dependable, strong and determined. As a result, people of the Ox zodiac sign often enjoy great success. Oxes aren't very romantic, but they are patient and would never force themselves onto someone who doesn't like them. Ox people are not good at communicating with others, so they prefer less social interaction, but they treat friends dearly and count much on friendship.

Best relationship compatibility: Rat, Monkey, Rooster

Lucky numbers: 1, 4

Lucky colours: white, yellow, green

Quarter block - image - Tiger years


Brave and confident is the people of the Tiger. They are charming and well-liked, but as they are independent people they are not too good at coordinating in social situations and usually stick to a few close friends.

Tigers are stubborn and sometimes a little too reckless and bold, but they never go back on their word.

Best relationship compatibility: Dragon, Horse, Pig

Lucky numbers: 1, 3, 4

Lucky colours: blue, grey, orange

Quarter block - image - Rabbit years


People born in the year of the Rabbit are viewed upon as quiet, gentle and polite. They are intelligent, patient and stylish. Their sense of responsibility and attention to detail leads to an excessive success in their work life. They take love seriously and would never fall for someone easily. If they find the right person, they'll love them to eternity.

Best relationship compatibility: Rat, Goat, Monkey, Dog, Pig

Lucky numbers: 3, 4, 6

Lucky colours: red, pink, purple, blue

Quarter block - image - Dragon years


Born in the year of the Dragon you are perceived as confident, intelligent and full of adventure and romance. Dragon people are mysterious but also infamous for being hotheaded. They may seem lazy and afraid of commitment, but when they commit, it is their intention for it to last. They are usually warm and giving towards their loved ones.

Best relationship compatibility: Rat, Tiger, Snake

Lucky numbers: 1, 6, 7

Lucky colours: Gold, silver, light grey

Quarter block - image - Snake years


Snakes represent the symbol of wisdom. On the outside, they may seem cold but, deep inside, they are warm and enthusiastic. Snakes are devoted and determined and are usually regarded as great thinkers.

Snake people keep their circle of friends small but will share everything with those close to heart. They guard their chosen friends much like valuable possessions, and they are easily jealous and even obsessive.

Best relationship compatibility: Dragon, Rooster

Lucky numbers: 2, 8, 9

Lucky colours: black, red, yellow

Quarter block - image - Horse years


The active an energetic people born in the year of the Horse have a pleasant and easy-going disposition. They are extremely comfortable to get along with and they have the ability to easily put others at ease. Horse People love to be in a crowd, and gladly attends all kinds of social occasions. They love to take center stage and delight audiences everywhere. They can seem a little self-centered, but it doesn't mean that they aren’t interested in others' problems.

Best relationship compatibility: Tiger, Goat

Lucky numbers: 2, 3, 7

Lucky colurs: Yellow, green

Quarter block - image - Goat years


Born in the year of the Goat you have a kind and gentle heart. Goat people are shy, stable, and have a strong sense of and justice. They will rather suffer silently than argue and ruin someone else's mood, but they will always insist on their own opinions in their minds.
Goats rarely share their personal business. They have few friends, but work hard for love and their friendships are peaceful and fulfilling.

Best relationship compatibility: Rabbit, Horse, Pig

Lucky numbers: 2, 7

Lucky colours: Brown, red, purple

Quarter block - image - Monkey years


Witty and smart are the people of Monkey. They have attractive personalities, but their curiosity, and cleverness can make them quite naughty. They do things based on interest and will be sloppy if they don’t care about the task.
Monkey people are social, laidback people. They do not settle down easy as they get easily bored. Thus, when finding the right partner, they commit with heart, body and soul.

Best relationship compatibility: Ox, Rabbit

Lucky numbers: 4, 9

Lucky colours: White, blue, gold

Quarter block - image - Rooster years


People born in the year of the Rooster are known to be amusing and popular among crowds. They have a good intuition, are confident, skillfull and have high intelligence. Rosters are loyal and make great friends. They enjoy the spotlight and will exhibit their charm on any occasion. Some might find them annoying as they tend to brag about their accomplishments.

Best relationship compatibility: Ox, Snake

Lucky numbers: 5, 7, 8

Lucky colours: Gold, brown, yellow

Quarter block - image - Dog years


Born in the year of the Dog you are honest, conservative and full of justice. Dog people are loyal and rarely break rules, which makes them of high value at their place of work.
Dogs wish to live peacefully with their family. They will do everything for the most important people in their lives. They are helpful and faithful and would rather suffer a loss than make trouble for others, and never go against their hearts to do something immoral.

Best relationship compatibility: Rabbit

Lucky numbers: 3, 4, 9

Lucky colours: Red, green, purple

Quarter block - image - Pig years


The diligent and generous people born in the year of the Pig think logically and have no trouble fixing whatever problems they encounter. They are calm and handle things properly and with responsibility. Pigs are not good communicators, but they are kind and able to provide for the family. Their only obvious fault is that they lose their temper easily.

Best relationship compatibility: Goat, Tiger, Rabbit

Lucky numbers: 2, 5, 8

Lucky colours: Yellow, grey, brown, gold