The year of the Metal Rat begins on January 25 with the Spring Festival in China
The Chinese New Year 2020 starts in a few days and millions of people are more than expectant, mainly because it is a year that will begin a new cycle in the Chinese Horoscope. According to the eastern zodiac, 2020 will be the Year of the Rat, a sign associated with prosperity, persistence, but especially survival. The Year of the Metal Rat will begin on January 25 with the Spring Festival in China and will end on February 11, 2021.
2020 will be a year of social, political and climatic changes for which you must be prepared. The budding year will be the best to analyze everything lived and start planning new goals and objectives, since a new rotation of the 12 signs of the Chinese Horoscope will be opened.
As it is celebrated?
Fireworks to drive away evil! The tradition marks a celebration of sixteen days, from the eve until the Lantern Festival, which takes place on February 8, 2020.
The New Year’s Eve dinner, known as the “reunion dinner”, is the most important meal of the whole year and is comparable to the Christmas dinner for Christians. During this event dishes are served that attract good luck, such as spring rolls, fish, ravioli or Chinese dumplings, rice cake, rice balls, noodles.
In addition, it highlights in all regions the appearance of the Chinese dragon, one of the emblems of the country, which symbolizes wisdom, culture and wealth. The first day of the festival is celebrated with the traditional “Dragon Dance”.
The rat is the first animal of the Chinese horoscope and this energy is repeated every 12 years, bringing renewal and blunt changes for all the signs of this zodiac wheel, projected for a period of 12 and up to 60 years.
Feng Shui is complemented year after year with the energy of Chinese astrology, allowing the renovation of spaces according to the energy movement with each animal of its zodiac wheel.
As explained by the fengshuista Liliana Zúñiga, this year all the signs of the Chinese zodiac should take full advantage of this energy, since “by studying the letter we can see that we will have all the elements that are handled in Feng shui, such as: water, wood, earth, fire and metal, normally this does not happen with some frequency and the benefit of having them present and active brings a balance and balance for all signs and the planet earth in general. ”