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Happy Chinese New Year

January 27, 2017

KWE Canada wishes everyone a Happy Chinese New Year.

2017 Is a Fire Rooster Year — What ”Fire Rooster Year” Means

In Chinese astrology, each zodiac year is not just associated with an animal sign, but also one of five elements: Gold (Metal), Wood, Water, Fire, or Earth.
rooster Both the zodiac sign and the element shape the astrology of the year. For example, 2017 is a Fire Rooster year. Element-sign combinations recur every 60 years.

Are You a Rooster?

People born in a year of the Rooster are called Roosters in China. You have a 1 in 12 chance of being a Rooster.

Rooster years are generally dated by the Chinese lunar calendar (starting at Chinese New Year).

Here are some of the world’s most famous Roosters:

  • Bob Marley (born 6 February 1945), a Wood Rooster
  • Jennifer Aniston (born February 11, 1969), an Earth Rooster
  • Jennifer Lopez (born July 24, 1969), an Earth Rooster
  • Britney Spears (born December 2, 1981), a Gold Rooste