Year of the Wood Dragon: Celebrating Chinese New Year 2024

As the lunar calendar turns a new leaf, we find ourselves on the cusp of Chinese New Year 2024, falling on Saturday, February 10th. This significant cultural event heralds the beginning of the Year of the Wood Dragon, a time imbued with the unique attributes of both the mystical dragon and the grounding wood element. The Chinese zodiac, rich in symbolism and tradition, offers a profound insight into the year ahead.

The Significance of the Dragon in Chinese Culture
The dragon, revered in Chinese culture, symbolises power, nobility, and luck. It is considered the most auspicious sign in the Chinese zodiac, often associated with strength, health, and prosperity. Dragons hold a place of immense significance in Chinese culture, symbolizing power, strength, and good fortune. Unlike the fearsome creatures depicted in Western mythology, Chinese dragons are seen as benevolent and wise. They are revered as harbingers of prosperity and are believed to have control over water, rainfall, typhoons, and floods. The dragon is one of the twelve Chinese zodiac animals and is associated with the emperor and royalty, embodying the qualities of nobility, honor, and success. Its image is often used in art, festivals, and architecture, serving as a potent symbol of the Chinese people’s cultural identity and deep-rooted respect for nature’s power and mystery.

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2023 year of water rabbit

Top feng shui tips for 2023 – the Year of the Water Rabbit. Your feng shui of 2023.

New year – new beginnings – new challenges – and new opportunities. Chinese New Year 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit, more specifically, Yin Water Rabbit, starting on Sunday, January 22nd, 2023, and lasting until February 9th, 2024. Traditionally, the celebrations of Chinese New Year last for 16 days, starting from Chinese New Year’s Eve to the Lantern Festival. The most notable dates of the Lunar New Year 2023 are these three days: Chinese New Year’s Eve on January 21st, 2023, Chinese New Year’s Day on January 22nd, 2023, and The Lantern Festival on February 5th, 2023. If you don’t know your animal sign – check the Chinese zodiac.

Read the key lesson that rabbits have to offer us in 2023 below: have a bigger view of life and be vigilant (something to do with rabbit’s eyes).

Top feng shui tips to make 2023 your year.

1. Identify your feng shui (gua) star – there are different ways, but the easiest is to look at this chart below. If you’re running a business, look for the feng shui star of your business when it was set up.

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2022 water tiger year feng shui

Feng shui for 2022 – the year of water tiger. Top feng shui tips and trends.

The New Chinese year – the Year of the Yang Water Tiger starts on 1 February 2022
and will last until January 21, 2023, when the Year of the Rabbit begins.

How will you make 2022 work for you?
How can you navigate it better, smoother and smarter?
How will you enhance and boost your personal and professional luck?
How can you protect yourself from negative influences, energies and environmental stressors?
And most importantly how can you apply all these in your daily personal and professional life to have a great year?

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