With 2022 rapidly advancing, people are all set to leave 2021 in the rear-view mirrors and step onto the maze of the new year. The Chinese New Year holds a beautiful separate celebration that comes with traditions that are observed globally by all walks of life. The Chinese like to choose an animal every year and 2022 will not be an exception either. It collaborates with 1998 and 2010 as the most current years linked with this specific creature.
Which Animal Picked for Chinese New Year?
The upcoming year, 2022 will be sighted as the year of the tiger, the king of all beasts in the most popular country on the globe.
The Year of the Tiger
The zodiac sign Tiger symbolises strength, eliminating evil and braveness. Many Chinese kids even wear shoes or caps with a tiger symbol in them, resembling good luck. In the Chinese zodiac, the tiger comes third. The animals in order include Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig. According to a 12-year cycle, each year is linked to an animal sign.
The last year for tiger was in 2010, which was a gold tiger. This year it is going to be a water tiger, that depicts someone with a strong sense of self-esteem and learning capability. The previous year, was the year of Ox. The qualities moving up from that zodiac sign include diligence, strength, honesty, wealth and down-to-earth nature.
What is the Time for Chinese New Year?
This year, the Chinese New Year kickstarts on 1st February. The celebrations can go up to sixteen days, among which the first seven are granted as national holidays.
There are high possibilities of the festival starting from 31st January, coming to an end with the eye-soothing Lantern festival on 15th February.