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Happy Chinese New Year 2011! Guo Nian Hao, Gong Xi Fa Cai, Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit

Today is 1 January 2011(western calendar: 3 February 2011), according to the Chinese lunar calendar, the year of the rabbit starts from today.

The date for the Chinese New Year is different every year if you are using a western calendar, but normally falls between January and February.

The Chinese New Year is also the time for family reunion, and it is the Chinese equivalent of Christmas celebrations in western countries.

The Chinese New Year is also called Spring Festival and it is the biggest day for celebration in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, North Korea and Singapore. Chinese New Year is also one of the five major celebration days in Malaysia.

The Rabbit Years:

Years 1891, 1903, 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023, 2035, 2047, 2059, 2071, 2083, 2095, 2107...


Characters of People Born in the Year of the Rabbit:

It is said that people who are born in the year of the rabbit are the luckiest of all among the 12 Chinese zodiac animals. People …