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Chinese New Year – Year Of The Pig


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Chinese New Year – Year of The Pig


2019 is the year of the pig along with the following years:

  • 1935
  • 1947
  • 1959
  • 1971
  • 1983
  • 1995
  • 2007

It turns out the pig is the 12th zodiac, because when the zodiacs decided to throw a party to celebrate the Chinese New Year and the pig was the last to show. There are 2 theories to why the pig was late, the first being:

The pig is lazy! He happened to sleep in (like we all do at times) and showed up after everyone else. (Or he was fashionably late, you decide!) 

The second theory being:

So, just like in the fairy tale you might remember the wolf destroyed the house of the pig. The pig rebuilt before coming to the party- what an absolutely responsible fella.

The pig is a symbol of wealth. The characteristics of the pig are they are enthusiastic and bursting with energy. When they have an idea, they come through with that idea. They value life and they enjoy buying things. Having the ability to buy things is what motivates them to be hard working and enthusiastic about their careers. The pig likes to take leadership roles when they can, and they are very passionate about it.

Men who are born in the year of the pig are gentle and optimistic. They are very driven to achieve their goals. And they are incredibly motivated to achieve their goals. 

Women who are born in the year of the pig are said to be easy-going and full of excitement. They are very social, and they can also win others trust very easy with their high-spirited personality. The women born under the Pig zodiac are always incredibly high spirited and well organised people who just hate mess.

What is your animal zodiac? Find out here 


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