The Lunar New Year is on Sunday, January 22nd, 2023, marking the first new moon of the lunisolar calendar (a calendar that combines both the cycles of the sun and moon) to many East-Asian countries. It’s celebrated by over 1.5 billion people.  

Every year the Lunar New Year is marked by one of twelve Zodiac animals, each with its own meaning and attributes. 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit, which symbolizes longevity, peace, and prosperity in Chinese culture, and is  predicted to be a year of hope.

Why is Lunar New Year in late January or early/mid-February?

The date of Lunar New Year is decided on the (Chinese) Lunar Calendar, which is generally 20 to 50 days ahead of the Gregorian calendar, where each new year is on January 1st.

What does the Year of the Rabbit mean for me? 

People born in the Year of the Rabbit are said to be gentle, quiet, elegant, and alert as well as quick, skillful, kind, patient, and very responsible. Watch this short video to learn more about the Year of the Rabbit and what it means for you, including your lucky signs.

Why 12 animals? 

Folklore says that the order of the zodiac signs results from a race involving 12 animals, and  corresponds to the finishing place of each animal.

Find your zodiac sign below 👇

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