There are twelve animals in the : Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig.
Auspicious Days, Months, and Years in China Chinese people use the lunar calendar to choose a good date for important events such as weddings or commencement of building a house.
When the moon is full, it comes the middle of the month.
These are unless you want to take part in the festivities.
Other Asian countries with cultural links to China, such as the Koreas, Vietnam, and Japan used the Huangji Calendar of the Tang Dynasty until modern times.
Naming the Years and the 60-Year Cycle Chinese use the 10 Heavenly Stems and 12 Earthly Branches to name the years.
Keep in mind that different regions and minorities may celebrate the days on different dates, or have different names or practices for certain days.
Gregorian calendar is calculated by the movement of sun, which has 30 or 31 days for a month.
Description: Chinese New Year fireworks are the biggest firework phenomenon in the world!