The rise of Water Tiger – Lunar New Year

These days, zodiac signs tent to be a verry powerful indicator of everything, especially when it comes to dating. People from this generation are likely to base their interactions with a potential partner on the star sing that person was born with.

It is known that spirituality and all the labels of this concept became easier to approach due to the constant flow of information. Social media allowed a better view of the most abstract ideas thanks to all the people who share their knowledge and life experience on the internet. But the great part is that we can find out a lot more about each other’s culture than never before. So, let’s take a look at Lunar New Year, one of the biggest holidays in East and Southeast Asia. And obviously we won’t miss the big and mysterious Tiger.

Well, Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year is basically the begging of a new year based on a lunar calendar whose months are actually moon cycles. In 2022 Lunar New Year starts on February 1st and ends on January 21st, 2023. The first 6 days are considered a public holiday, but celebration can last up to 16 days.

This huge joy culminates with the Lantern Festival, an explosion of light on the 15th day of the first month. With the New Year’s energy, people decorate their houses and public places with lanterns that symbolize forgiveness and hope. This festival includes parades, traditional dragon dances and fireworks. It’s all about splendor and happiness everywhere. It would be impossible not to get into the festive spirit.

Among other traditions, this holiday brings back the long-established red envelopes where the members of family put money as gifts for each other. It’s believed they bring good luck as it symbolizes prosperity. If you want to be more actual, you can even give digital red envelopes instead of the classic paper ones.

As we stared with the zodiac sign it’s important to highlight that point of view in the topic of Lunar New Year. In Chinese zodiac, each year is represented by a symbolic animal and a specific element. With the date of February 1st, 2022, the Water Tiger raised as the figure of those following moon cycles. The Tiger is associated with strength and braveness and the Water element is interpreted as abundance.

More than that, one more thing that should be kept in mind are the lucky colors of the zodiac. Black, blue and orange should be wear frequently in The Year of Water Tiger.


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