Gong Xi Fa Cai!


Western year 2012 will be the Chinese "Year of the Dragon" 4710.
Western year 2011 will be the Chinese "Year of the Rabbit" 4709.
Western year 2010 will be the Chinese "Year of the Tiger" 4708.

"Year of the Ox" starts February 9th [Western year 2009 & Chinese year 4707].

7 February 2008 began the Chinese "Year of the Rat" [Chinese year 4706]
18 February 2007 began the Chinese "Year of the Boar" [Chinese year 4705]
29 January 2006 began the Chinese "Year of the Dog" [Chinese year 4704]
9 February 2005 began the Chinese "Year of the Rooster" [Chinese year 4703]
22 January 2004 began the Chinese "Year of the Monkey" [Chinese year 4702]
1 February 2003 began the Chinese "Year of the Ram" (or Black Sheep) [4701]
12 February 2002 began the Chinese "Year of the Horse" [Chinese year 4700]
24 January 2001 began the Chinese "Year of the Serpent" [Chinese year 4699]
5 February 2000 began the Chinese "Year of the Dragon" [Chinese year 4698]

The Vietnamese 'Tet' holiday celebrates the same Lunar New Year.


San Francisco [CA] Chinese New Year Parade
Chinatown Los Angeles CA website
Chinese New Year Pages from Scotland
GlobePage Asian search engine
Vietnamese Tet Holiday


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