We would like to wish members of our Chinese communities in Swansea Bay and around the world with the traditional greetings of “Kung Hei Fat Choi” – Happy New Year

Today marks the first day of Chinese New Year – this year being the Year of the Goat/Sheep.

According to Chinese astrology each year is marked with a zodiac sign, there being 12 of them.  This year is just as auspicious as any other but the main characteristics of this year in terms of astrology are given below:

Lucky Colors: brown, red, purple

Lucky Numbers: 2, 7

Lucky Flowers: carnation, primrose

Year of Birth: 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027