February 5th 2019 marks the first day of new Chinese year, and this year celebrates the year of the pig.
The pig represents the 12th of all the Chinese zodiac animals. According to one myth, the Jade Emperor said the order would be decided by the order in which they arrived to his party. Pig was late because he overslept. Another story says that a wolf destroyed his house. He had to rebuild his home before he could set off. When he arrived, he was the last one and could only take twelfth place.
Are You A Pig?
If you were born in any of these years, you were born in the year of the pig:
2019, 2007, 1995, 1983, 1971
Personalities of the pig
People born in the Year of the Pig are characterised as energetic and are always enthusiastic.
They concentrate on their goals and devote their energy into achieve them.
They are generous and helpful towards others and strive for positions of power and status.
Those born in the Year of the Pig do not waste their money. Buy they are not afraid to treat themselves every so often and as a result may be deemed materialistic.
Strengths: Optimistic, generous and gentle.
Weaknesses: Gullible, over-friendly and quiet.
Lucky things for Pigs
- Colours: yellow, grey, brown
- Numbers: 2, 5, 8
- Mineral: agate
- Directions of auspiciousness: southeast, east
- Directions of wealth: northeast
- Directions of love: north
- Colours: blue, green
- Numbers: 1, 7, 9
Here’s some famous names who were also born in the year of the pig:
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
- Ewan McGregor
- Alfred Hitchcock
- Amy Winehouse
- Elton John
- Simon Cowell
- Alan Sugar
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Happy Year of the Pig!