Chinese New Year starts today and it is the year of the Dragon. Chinese New Year starts with the New Moon on the first day of the New Year. It will end fifteen days later on the full moon. During this time frame there are a lot of celebrations going on. On the fifteenth day they celebrate with a festival called the Lantern Festival. It is celebrated at night with children carrying lanterns in a parade and displays of lanterns. It is celebrated as a time of thanksgiving and reunion and is a family affair.
During the year of the dragon, everyone can expect this to be a very energetic year that is going to be filled with entrepreneurship, optimism, and power. This may be the year of the dragon but it is a water dragon. This means that even the most powerful people will give a patient hearing to the weaker people. The powerful will try to see through their point of view. In addition, better decisions and alliances will take place.
The year you were born determines which sign of the Chinese Zodiac you were born under. You can go online and type in Chinese Zodiac to find out which year you were born in. Here is one such website http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_zodiac
If you were born in the years of 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, and of course 2012 you were born under the sign of the dragon. These people, according to the Chinese Zodiac, are eccentric and have a complex life but abundant health and a passionate nature.