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- Chinese New Year -
2022 - The year of the Tiger

THE TIGER
1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022

Full of life, those born under this sign are fearless, noble and bursting with vigour. They are affectionate, generous and have a great empathy for fellow human beings. Their rebellious nature attracts them to adventure and deeds that call for action instead of deliberation. Optimistic, tigers have a great lot of spunk and would rather die trying than give up on their ideals. But beware; tigers are loners who don’t care much for company in their quests. Though spunky, they are essentially big babies who need their egos stroked often, and boy do they have huge ones! They are high-strung and easily tense up over trivial matters, allowing jealousy and possessiveness to get into the way of better judgement. Reckless, irreverent and rebellious, tigers think rules are created only to be broken.

Famous people born in the Year Of The Tiger:
Norodom Sihanouk, Hong Lim, Chhet Sovan Panya, Danh Monica, Meng Keo Pichenda, Danh Monica, Chuck Berry, Dayanara Torres Delgado, Demi Moore,  Dr. Phil, Ed Harris, Elliot Gould, Emilio Estevez, Esai Morales, Harriet Harman,  Jane Pauley, Jodie Foster, Jonathan Porrit, Joaquin Phoenix, Laura Pausini, Marco Polo, María Félix, Marilyn Monroe, Martin Short, Mary Queen of Scotts, Mel Brooks, John Schlesinger, Oliver Reed, Pamela Stephenson, Penélope Cruz, President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ramon Novarro, Richard Branson, Tom Cruise, Tony Oliva, and William Hurt.

Health: Tigers enjoy good health. They are active so they like to do different kind of sports. Small illnesses, such as colds, coughs, and fever, are rarely experienced by tigers. However, they should avoid excessive strenuous exercise, because some dangerous actions may lead to physical damage. When involved in outdoor excise, they should pay particular attention to warm-up exercise. Aerobic-type exercise, such as jogging, is suitable to keep fit. Tigers are energetic and have great enthusiasm at work. When they feel exhausted after extended work, they need some relaxation to refresh themselves.

Career: Due to the title " king of animals", tigers are the focus that everyone pays attention to. Born with leadership, they are respected by others. Tigers are suitable to any career as leaders. They can take up such careers as advertising agent, office manager, travel agent, actor, writer, artist, pilot, flight attendant, musician, comedian, and chauffeur. However, in early years, tigers are not so smooth in their careers. After their thirties, they turn to a better cause and gather wealth.
Since Tigers have continuous needs to be challenged, they may have a tendency to jump from job to job. This isn't necessarily a problem because they are competitive and able to quickly master new subjects. Tigers accomplish the jobs with enthusiasm and efficiency, but needs to be watched out when they get into difficult situations.

The Best Love Match:    

Horse, and Dog
   
  Tiger and Horse: These two have lots in commons and they make an excellent match. They trust and understand each other, and have exciting interaction with one another.
   
  Tiger and Dog: The combination will establish a balanced and harmonic relationship. Tiger and Dog would make a solid union based on mutual admiration and respect.  
   

Words of Caution:    

Beware of the Ox
Beware of the Ox. The Tiger and the Ox under the same roof will cause serious clashes and rivalry. They can not settle their difference peacefully. The Tiger and sheep will have difficulty to establish deep ties to make a lasting relationship.

Yin/ Yang: Yang
Directions: South, East, Southeast
Lucky Colors: blue, grey, white, orange
Lucky Numbers: 1, 3, 4
Lucky Flowers: cineraria

 

 

The Chinese zodiac signs are determined by the lunar year in which you were born. The Chinese believe the animal ruling one's birth year has a profound influence on personality, and destiny.
The saying is: "This animal hides in your heart."

Years Corresponding to Chinese Zodiac Signs:

Rat 1900 1912 1924 1936 1948 1960 1972 1984 1996 2008 2020
Ox 1901 1913 1925 1937 1949 1961 1973 1985 1997 2009 2021
Tiger 1902 1914 1926 1938 1950 1962 1974 1986 1998 2010 2022
Rabbit 1903 1915 1927 1939 1951 1963 1975 1987 1999 2011 2023
Dragon 1904 1916 1928 1940 1952 1964 1976 1988 2000 2012 2024
Snake 1905 1917 1929 1941 1953 1965 1977 1989 2001 2013 2025
Horse 1906 1918 1930 1942 1954 1966 1978 1990 2002 2014 2026
Goat 1907 1919 1931 1943 1955 1967 1979 1991 2003 2015 2027
Monkey 1908 1920 1932 1944 1956 1968 1980 1992 2004 2016 2028
Rooster 1909 1921 1933 1945 1957 1969 1981 1993 2005 2017 2029
Dog 1910 1922 1934 1946 1958 1970 1982 1994 2006 2018 2030
Boar 1911 1923 1935 1947 1959 1971 1983 1995 2007 2019 2031

The date of the Chinese New Year is determined by the Chinese calendar, a lunisolar calendar. The same calendar is used in countries that have adopted the Confucian and Buddhism tradition and in many cultures influenced by the Chinese. Chinese New Year starts on the first day of the new year containing a new moon (some sources even include New Year's Eve) and ends on the Lantern Festival fourteen days later. This occurs around the time of the full moon as each lunation is about 29.53 days in duration. In the Gregorian calendar, the Chinese New Year falls on different dates each year, on a date between January 21 and February 21.

Some web sites say the year 2017 is the 4717th Chinese year. If you cannot find the explanation, here is a possible answer for you: The Yellow King's inauguration was held in the spring of 2697 B.C. But the day that was used as the first day of the year was the winter solstice, which was around December 23rd, 2698 B.C. Today's January 1st meant nothing to the Yellow King. If we count that extra eight days in 2698 B.C., then year 2014 is the 4714th Chinese year

Chinese New Year Days: 

Year Chinese New Year begins Animal sign
     
2019 February 05 Boar
2020 January 25 Rat
2021 February 12 Ox
2022 February 01 Tiger
2023 January 22 Rabbit
2024 February 10 Dragon
2025 January 29 Snake
2026 February 17 Horse
2027 February 06 Goat
2028 January 26 Monkey
2029 February 13 Rooster
2030 February 03 Dog