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Chinese Calendar 2019
Chinese Calendar 2019 is an all-inclusive data that comprises of different information which enlists all the festivals that are celebrated at a wide range in China. Every year, the people of China are more joyous and happy to celebrate certain important festivals and holidays. These festivals have a firm religious connotation that is contemplated to be highly auspicious in the Chinese Astrology since ages. It is presupposed that if people commemorate these festivals affectionately, then they will be blessed to lead a successful and prosperous future. And therefore, to encourage and inspire their growth and augmentation further, we here at AstroSage have brought you this Chinese Calendar for the subsequent year 2019. This article is therefore a compilation of all the significant Chinese holidays and festivals that also draws the interest and amuses the tourists all over the world.
According to Chinese Astrology, the Chinese Zodiac Pig will be in the ruling position from February 05, 2019 to January 24, 2020, and would be popularly denoted as the Year of the Pig. This duration is postulated to be reasonably promising for everyone. This year you can observe a substantial increase in the proximity of the people towards domains like agriculture, real estate, religious and spiritual activities as well as in environment-related matters, which would lend them new prospects to develop and expand further.
|New Year's Day||January 01, 2019||Tuesday|
|New Year's weekend||January 02, 2019||Wednesday|
|Laba Festival (Rice Porridge Festival)||January 13, 2019||Sunday|
|Spring Festival Eve||February 04, 2019||Monday|
|Chinese New Year||February 05, 2019||Tuesday|
|Spring Festival holiday||February 06 - 10, 2019||Wednesday|
|Lantern Festival||February 19, 2019||Tuesday|
|International Women's Day||March 08, 2019||Friday|
|Zhonghe Festival (Blue Dragon Festival)||March 08, 2019||Friday|
|Arbor or Tree Planting Day||March 12, 2019||Tuesday|
|March Equinox||March 20, 2019||Wednesday|
|Cold Food Day (Hanshi Festival)||April 05, 2019||Friday|
|Qing Ming Jie||April 05, 2019||Friday|
|Shangsi Festival (Double Third Festival)||April 07, 2019||Sunday|
|Water Splashing Festival||April 13 - 15, 2019||Saturday - Monday|
|Labour Day||May 01, 2019||Wednesday|
|Youth Day||May 04, 2019||Saturday|
|International Nurses Day||May 12, 2019||Sunday|
|Buddha Birthday||May 12, 2019||Sunday|
|Children's Day||June 01, 2019||Saturday|
|Dragon Boat Festival||June 07, 2019||Friday|
|June Solstice||June 21, 2019||Friday|
|CPC Founding Day||July 01, 2019||Monday|
|Maritime Day||July 11, 2019||Thursday|
|Army Day||August 01, 2019||Thursday|
|Double Seven Festival/Chinese Valentine's Day||August 07, 2019||Wednesday|
|Chinese Ghost Day/Spirit Day (Zhongyuan Jie)||August 15, 2019||Thursday|
|Teachers' Day||September 10, 2019||Tuesday|
|Mid-Autumn Festival||September 13, 2019||Friday|
|September Equinox||September 23, 2019||Monday|
|National Day||October 01, 2019||Tuesday|
|National Day Golden Week holiday||October 02 - 07, 2019||Wednesday- Monday|
|Double Ninth Festival||October 07, 2019||Monday|
|Journalists' Day||November 08, 2019||Friday|
|National Constitution Day||December 04, 2019||Wednesday|
|December Solstice||December 22, 2019||Sunday|
|Christmas Day||December 25, 2019||Wednesday|
Chinese New Year 2019: Year of the Pig
In Chinese Horoscope, the Pig occupies the 12th position amongst other Chinese Zodiac animals. People born under Chinese Zodiac Pig are placid in nature and are the lucky ones who represent themselves as blithe, cool, good affluence and wealth. Personality traits of the people born under this Zodiac sign are being joyful, blasé, sincere, gullible, well read, genuine and fearless.
The possible dark sides of the Pig people are that they are stubborn at times, naive, over-reliant on others, self-indulgent, easy to annoy and materialistic. They are also sometimes regarded as being sluggish. They are warm-hearted, straightforward and patient towards others, anyone who comes under the Pig sign is always occupied with friends, as they are loyal to them and set a high value on friendship. In addition, they have an aversion towards arguing and are magnanimous to let bygones be bygones. Therefore, they usually possess a capability to get along very well with others. Although they are thought to be materialists, they are not penny-pinching and would like to share what they have with others.
Whereas in terms of career, if they get frustrated, then they can easily lose their self-confidence, start heeding too much about other’s sneers, and thus look down on themselves. Therefore, in such circumstances, they should try to settle down as it is crucial for them to communicate with their colleagues. On the other hand, they are meticulous and spare no crack to accomplish their duties. Hence, the stroke of luck will often favor them. They are also enduring in the jobs that prove them to be excellent teachers.
Their frailties are to easily believe others, as they are too kind-hearted, lack of accountability, near-sighted and only paying attention to the present. In addition, they are poor at money management.
- Benevolent, empathetic, munificent, and never deceive or swindle their friends out of personal interest.
- Widely admired, congenial towards others.
- Outspoken, humane, headstrong, having a tenacious sense of justice, accessible and aboveboard, and let goes petty things.
- Chaste, romantic, buoyant, contented, and dislike to vie with others.
- Resigned and forgiving to others' scorn.
- Reliant on others and make a detour when there is an intricacy.
- Apathetic, deprived of functioning ability, edgy and submits the situation to the fate once there is something that they cannot overcome.
- Frail, emotional, self-tolerant and lack acumen towards lies.
- Lack of disbelief and often be infidelitated.
- Irascible, imprudent, lack of communication and coordination. Whereas, the female Pigs are suspicious in nature.
Know your Chinese zodiac sign: Chinese Zodiac Calculator
Chinese Horoscope 2019 for Pig
According to Chinese Horoscope, year 2019 is the year that causes disaster due to the clash of some stars. And in addition, the influence of some inauspicious stars creates an overall bad luck for the people belonging to Pig zodiac sign. This year indicates too many constraints and complications, hence, the pig people will have an unhinged fortune, they might feel distressed and can start encountering sundry setbacks and unanticipated troubles. Thus, they tend to lose their poise and can get melancholic. There are injuries and conflicts on the card for this Chinese Zodiac, which indicates that they might have to face more competitions in terms of their career. They can have differences with others in interpersonal communication, might suffer from financial debts, get wounded accidentally, and can start feeling physically and mentally exhausted. But you will be quite fortunate to pull out yourself through all the rough circumstances and stand out by improving your leadership qualities, having control on your temperament and seeking capability to turn your bad luck into good luck. In terms of wealth, the people belonging to this sign will have a meager luck for wealth.
Besides the unsteady income, you will have to suffer from unforeseen economic losses and can make only sufficient money to keep the pot boiling. If you are thinking of engaging yourself in any speculations, then firstly you will have to start analyzing things carefully and should never readily believe any unconfirmed hearsay from the internet or from any stranger. If you want to see the favorable side for earning a good amount of wealth then you have to take help from your benefactors and consider trying new opportunities for cooperation. For the people belonging to Pig year, wearing a citrine bracelet with pig sign can prove beneficial.
As per your career, you can see a good amount of developments in it and you can achieve numerable chances to perform and defuse any crisis with the assistance of others. At times you happen to cultivate extreme ideas, imbibe mood swings and might face obligations in your interpersonal relationship, which in turn affect your progress. If someone is planning for a job reversal then, they might have to think properly before executing their plans of job change as there are circumstances for you to end up in trouble. Whereas, in terms of lending cooperation to others, you should try to be prudent. The people belonging to the Pig Zodiac are suggested to wear a Lapis Lazuli bracelet with Pig sign pendant in order to make their work function smoothly.
The pig people might face many complications in their love life. While the married ones can notice various changes in their marital relationship, like frequent quarrels with your partner over financial issues or inconsequential matters, you’ll tend to misread each other's behaviors but will never try to explain it clearly to one other. And this, after reaching at a certain depressed mode will break out, that is undoubtedly not a good sign. The male pigs will be fortunate enough than the female ones in terms of seeking love but they should remember that they shouldn’t choose lust over love for the sake of marriage. In order, to flourish your love, you people can opt to wear a pink crystal bracelet with pig sign or you can even place it under your pillow for the betterment of your love relationship.
The year 2019 doesn’t seem to be that sound for you in terms of your health, and due to your poor physical condition, your day to day life will start getting affected. You will be prone to unexpected adversity and there are also chances for you to face a marine accident. You will feel sleep deprived and absent-minded, as the pressure starts increasing. Hence, you should keep a check on your daily nutrition intake and have ideally three meals on time followed by regular physical checkups. You should try to choose only the auspicious days and right directions to move, shift and to purchase anything. Whereas, to protect your health and to exorcise any evil spirit, you should wear green agate bracelet with pig sign for good luck.
Lucky Numbers: 2, 5, 8
Unlucky Numbers: 1, 3, 9
Lucky Colors: Yellow, Grey, Brown, Golden
Unlucky Colors: Red, Blue, Green
An insight into the history of the Chinese Calendar
China is affirmed to be one of the primeval civilizations in the world and is located in the eastern part of Asia. The country is eminently well known for its attachment with its root traditions and festivals. Though the widely used Gregorian Calendar is also followed here for official and business purposes, but still the Chinese people prefer the traditional Chinese calendar for determining important events. The paramount festivals like the Spring Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival and Tomb-sweeping Day, etc are celebrated as per Chinese Calendar. All the auspicious ceremonies like birthdays, marriages, engagements, for traveling or for beginning a new business the Chinese Calendar is opted.
Chinese New Year & other Important Holidays
New Year in China commences on the day when the new moon befalls in between the winter solstice and spring equinox. Hence, the celebrations of Spring Festival or also known as the Chinese New Year go on for an entire week. As per Chinese traditions, this duration is the best time to worship their deities and also to appease their ancestors or forefathers. Besides, there are seven official public holidays, among which, the Chinese New Year and Chinese National Day are the ones which are celebrated at a stretch of three days in China.
A significant verity about the Chinese Holidays is that the holidays which fall on the weekends are basically swapped with the weekdays so as to create a longer holiday period.
Hope you find this article interesting. Best wishes from AstroSage!