Friday, December 23, 2005

Year of the Dog begins Jan. 29, 2006

The Year of the Dog begins on January 29, 2006. (Chinese Year 4704)

This means that February 12th ‘should’ find you preparing for the Lantern festival which begins on the 15th night, which is February 13th this year.

To see a Chinese calendar for January & February 2006, go to:

There is a special name for the first day of the new year - but you should be able to see the character for 2 (二), on January 30th, and for 3 (三) on January 31st.

For more on Chinese calendars see:

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