Happy Chinese New Year, all the BEST for the year of PIG
17 Feb 07
XIN NIAN QUAI LE..WO HAO GEGE!!!I hope i spelled it correctly..i have put decorations in the house and got our clothes ready for the parade tomorrow..i am hen excited..i will ofcourse be wearing chinese dress lol..could not be otherwise.. here is some info for our readers.. this is the year of the golden pig btw..comes every six hundred years.. The Lunar New Year dates from 2600 BC, when the Emperor Huang Ti introduced the first cycle of the Chinese zodiac. Because of cyclical lunar dating, the first day of the year can fall anywhere between late January and the middle of February. On the Chinese calendar, 2007 is Lunar Year 4704-4705. On the Western calendar, the start of the New Year falls on February 18, 2007 — The Year of the Pig. If you were born in 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983 or 1995 - you were born under the sign of the pig. Like the pig, you are highly regarded for your chilvary and pureness of heart, and you often make friends for life. For pigs in 2007, any recent setbacks or obstacles can be overcome so look forward to a year in which to really shine, either personally or professionally. Happy New Year Famous people born in the Year Of The Pig include Lucille Ball, Humphrey Bogart, Thomas Jefferson, Ernest Hemingway, Alfred Hitchcock, Mahalia Jackson, David Letterman, and Arnold Schwarzenegger.