THE Chinese New Year - also known as 'Spring Festival' is set to dazzle the world with fireworks and impressive lantern displays. The Year of the Pig is said to be a good year to make money and friendships, and it's TOMORROW. When is Chinese New Year 2019? Falling on February 5 - TOMORROW - Chinese New Year marks the turn of the lunar year. Based on the Chinese calendar, the celebration starts on the last day of the last month of the lunar cycle and ends on the 15th day of the first month. Chinese New Year can begin anytime between January 21 and February 20. There are 12 zodiac animals and 2019 will be the Year of the Pig. How is the Year of the Pig celebrated? Just as with other Chinese New Year celebrations, the Year of the Pig is usually celebrated with an immense lantern festival and fireworks. In many places, including London, there is also a parade, with floats dedicated to the different zodiac. The pig is the twelfth zodiac animal. According to Chinese mythology, the Jade … [Read more...] about When’s Chinese New Year 2019, how is the Year of the Pig celebrated and what are the other zodiac animals?
THE Chinese Zodiac is made up of 12 animals, which change each year on a rotating cycle. According to the Asian astrology, your year of birth - and the animal this represents - determines a lot about your personality traits and the life you'll lead. What is this year's Chinese zodiac animal? This year is the celebration of the dog, and previous years have included 2006, 1994, 1982, 1970. The dog is the symbol of loyalty and honesty and people who are born in this year are said to be faithful and trustworthy. Last year the animal was the fire rooster – known for being trustworthy, punctual and responsible (especially at work). Which Chinese zodiac animal am I? The Chinese animal zodiac or shengxiao, which means 'born resembling', are arranged in a repeating cycle of 12 years. Which Chinese zodiac animal am I? Rat: 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960 Ox: 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, 1961 Tiger: 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962 Rabbit: 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963 Dragon: 2012, … [Read more...] about How are the Chinese New Year animals decided and what’s the story of the Chinese Zodiac?
Getty ImagesSamir Hussein+Rothy's Meghan Markle has been incredibly busy since joining the royal family—and she's also been developing a Duchess style entirely of her own.One of Meghan's most memorable royal tour fashion moments was when the Duchess changed into flats to hit the beach in Melbourne, Australia, with Prince Harry. And her flat shoes of choice? A chic pair of black Rothy's, of course.The sustainable brand is known for creating affordable shoes "from 100% post-consumer plastic water bottles, which are hot washed, sterilized, then fused into a fiber that is then knit into yarn," per Business Insider. And as sustainable fashion choices go, Rothy's are pretty chic: Getty ImagesPool/Samir Hussein Getty ImagesJames D. Morgan If you've yet to invest in a pair of Rothy's, the brand's latest style might be just what you're after in 2019. Launching January 15, the new Zodiac collection offers fans a pair of Meghan's favorite flats, personalized with their own … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle’s Beloved Rothy’s Flats Just Got A Zodiac Update
Getty ImagesAumphotography If you're looking for something to do this Sunday night, Jan. 20, all you have to do is look up—a super blood wolf moon is happening. You'll be able to see it all over North and South America.While the name might sound a little...freaky, this super moon actually means some pretty crazy-awesome changes for your horoscope, depending on your zodiac sign. Wait, why is it called a "super blood wolf moon?"A super blood wolf moon occurs when a total lunar eclipse happens during a full moon, according to Space.com. Since this one's in January, it's traditionally called the "wolf moon." While it doesn't really mean anything, Native Americans came up with this term because "it appeared when wolves howled in hunger outside the villages," according to the Old Farmer’s Almanac.“The super moon means that it’s the closest distance to Earth and appears really big,” explains Donna Page, a professional astrologer with a graduate degree in … [Read more...] about What The Super Blood Wolf Moon Means For Your Zodiac Sign
Getty ImagesHua Shang Daily If you thought life was about to go back to normal post-holidays, buckle your seatbelt, because the craziness isn't over yet: There are a few major astrological events going down in January 2019.The new moon in Capricorn on January 5, followed by a partial solar eclipse on January 6, will have a serious impact on your life, no matter your zodiac sign, according to Donna Page, a professional astrologer with a graduate degree in counseling psychology.What does that mean exactly?Okay, let's do a little astronomy refresher: During a new moon phase, you normally can’t see the moon—except when it’s silhouetted during a solar eclipse. A solar eclipse happens when the shadow cast by the moon fully or partially blocks the sun. This happens when the sun, moon, and Earth are aligned or nearly aligned in a straight line. A solar eclipse can only happen in tandem with a new moon, according to Space.com. You don’t have a solar eclipse with … [Read more...] about What The New Moon In Capricorn And Solar Eclipse Means For Your Zodiac Sign