Chinese New Year 2021 – Year of the Ox

Chinese New Year 2021 – the Year of the Ox – begins today [12 February 2021].  Also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, Chinese New Year is China’s most important festival. It starts from the beginning of Spring and marks the end of winter, and a new year on the lunar calendar, as well as the desire for a new life. 2021 is a year of the Ox … Continue reading Chinese New Year 2021 – Year of the Ox

Chinese New Year – 2020 Year of the Rat: What is it and what does it symbolise

Happy Chinese New Year! Today [Saturday 25 January 2020] marks the start of the Chinese New Year. Otherwise known as the Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, Chinese New Year always falls on the date of the New Moon closest to the beginning of spring, that being sometime between January 21-February 21, with celebrations lasting for 15 days, ending with the Lantern Festival. Year of … Continue reading Chinese New Year – 2020 Year of the Rat: What is it and what does it symbolise

2017 Year of the Rooster

2017 is the Year of the Rooster, considered to be loyal, honourable, resilient and brave. 2017 brings with it transitions and changes, and so too does the Rooster. 2017 is the year of the Fire Rooster, geared up with intensity, focus and drive, so life is likely to speed up on all accounts this year. Rosalind Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She is … Continue reading 2017 Year of the Rooster