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2016 Chinese New Year and Horoscope

2016 Chinese New Year and Horoscope

The 2016 Chinese New Year falls on February 8, 2016 and, according to Chinese zodiac, it is the Year of the Monkey. The Chinese New Year, also called Spring Festival, has more than 4,000 years of history. As one of the traditional Chinese festivals, it is a time when whole families reunite, similar to Christmas Day celebrations to westerners. Below is your Chinese Horoscope for 2016! Not sure what zodiac sign you are? Simply refer to to the chart below with your birth year to see which Chinese zodiac sign you are.

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Monkey

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The Year of the Fire Monkey, February 8, 2016 to January 27, 2017, is lucky for you, plain and simple. A Monkey with specific goals for the future set in February will enjoy greater success by year's end. Be prepared for delays, or the need to revise your plans between March and August. Hard work and attention to detail will attract opportunities. March 8 and September 1 are critical dates for any new start. Fire energy encourages exciting ideas and passionate confrontations. Expect surprising turns of fortune come October.

Rat

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Rat and Monkey are terrific friends! In the Year of the Fire Monkey, February 8, 2016 to January 27, 2017, teamwork and innovative ideas open doors of possibility. Your well-deserved reputation as someone worthy of respect continues to grow. The March 8 New Moon/Total Eclipse can be a crossroads that demands a choice. Ambitious goals may hit a wall in June. Apparent roadblocks are necessary lessons to help create a better future. By August some of your highest hopes seem more possible. Be flexible October through December as Monkey ingenuity sparks real breakthroughs.

Ox

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Ox and Monkey are opposite signs. The Year of the Fire Monkey, February 8, 2016 to January 27, 2017, can see periodic delays and unexpected challenges. Monkey strengthens Ox integrity, reliability, and independence. You'll be impressive as Fire magnifies your already considerable confidence. Ox's fixed element, Water, has dominion over Fire. Cautious good sense helps Ox measure ideas according to their practical applications. You'll know the difference between pleasant fantasy and life-transforming inspiration.

Tiger

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In the Year of the Fire Monkey, February 8, 2016 to January 27, 2017, a Tiger's roar, stripes, fangs, and fearsome influence are on display. A Tiger enjoying Monkey influence has doubled his or her charms and determination to win. It's your year to boldly implement plans to save the world. March 8 and September 1 are particularly powerful days for any fresh start. It's also an excellent year for travel, if you're so inclined. Joining forces with like-minded friends will help give you a sense of proportion and perspective.

Rabbit

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The Year of the Fire Monkey, February 8, 2016 to January 27, 2017, promises Rabbits an extra share of good luck, along with a few surprises. Popular Rabbit is known for good manners and restraint. Chinese astrology considers your sign a luck magnet. No matter the challenge, have faith you'll land on your feet. Rabbit's calm exterior hides a complicated inner life. With super-confident Monkey whispering in your ear, you can be tempted to extremes. Your greatest success will come through hard work and patience in the face of frustration. Things really begin to flow in your favor after the September 22 Equinox.

Dragon

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Dragon and Monkey are great friends! From February 8, 2016 to January 27, 2017 with Fire Monkey energy in play, everything about Fire-loving Dragon will be magnified. Keep any domineering tendencies in check lest you sabotage yourself, especially near the power-packed March 8 Total Eclipse. Even brilliant ideas need teamwork to succeed. Luckily, nimble Monkey is nothing if not practical. With Monkey helping, you'll see things with greater clarity. After some slowdowns and delays through July and August you'll begin to feel you have really turned a corner after the September 1 New Moon.

Snake

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The Year of the Fire Monkey, February 8, 2016 to January 27, 2017, encourages you to be a kinder, gentler Snake. No matter how tightly coiled you feel, you'll give the impression of calm... and that's highly attractive. Snake's ruling element, Fire, in a Fire year, means it's time for a personal makeover. Monkey eases your suspicious self-reliance. You'll discover real pleasure in opening up to people. Ambitious Monkey is resourceful like you, but much more outgoing. As part of a working team, especially in the second half of the year, dreams dear to your heart actually can come true.

Horse

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In the Year of the Fire Monkey, February 8, 2016 to January 27, 2017, Horse natives will be especially forceful and inventive. The March 8 Eclipse is your power day for new beginnings or a commitment to build a better future. Almost immediately after this, Horse will be challenged to be patient and mature when facing delays or disappointments over which you have little control. Fire Monkey helps control your temper and impatience. If you persevere and refuse to quit, things will open up in a big way by September 1. Expect the last quarter of the year to be especially exciting and rewarding.

Goat

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In the Year of the Fire Monkey, February 8, 2016 to January 27, 2017, Goats will have less reason to worry and any disappointments will seem more manageable. Busy Monkey cuts through vulnerable feelings with a flurry of forward-thinking, practical ideas. Your growing confidence and optimism opens doors and attracts new friends. March 8 and September 1 are particularly lucky days to ask for help or start something new. Goats hate snap decisions, yet the quickness of Fire years requires more thinking on your feet. October may be especially challenging... remember that a calm mind eases stress.

Rooster

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In the Year of Fire Monkey, February 8, 2016 to January 27, 2017, you're in a strong position to influence others. March 8 is your power day for making any fresh start. Rooster stands for rules, order, and common sense. You shine by defending and supporting these structures, especially from March through August. It may appear that those around you are more irresponsible than usual. Monkey enhances your ability to improvise, organize, and prioritize, especially from October through January 2017. You'll find teamwork, diplomacy, and willingness to compromise attracts more opportunities than defending the status quo.

Dog

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In the Year of the Fire Monkey, February 8, 2016 to January 27, 2017, friendly, honest Dog enjoys a wave of self-assurance that makes you a natural leader. Dog radiates a positive energy other people admire. This powerful magnetism makes Dog ferocious if you, or yours, are threatened. "Never met a problem I cannot overcome"... this kind of Monkey energy has Dog dashing this way and that. You'll be full of ideas and solutions, not all of which will be successful. Older mentors will be especially helpful in guiding your choices. March 8 and September 1 are Dog's power days for any fresh start.

Pig

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The year of the Fire Monkey, February 8, 2016 to January 27, 2017, bestows a wealth of blessings on sensual, honest, and strong-willed Pigs. Your emotions, determination, and desires are stronger than ever. You may sense as the year begins that anything is possible, and it is. Monkey helps you follow your dreams with a refusal to quit that puts others to shame. In a year when Monkey tricks are everywhere, Pig will more easily identify who is honest and who is not. March 8 and September 1 are both power days for a Pig to set a goal or make any fresh start.

We hope you enjoyed your horoscope for the Chinese New Year and wish you the very best of luck and fortune. You can also get more details on Love, Family&Friends, Work, Money and more by clicking here. Enjoy!

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