The first king of China ruled the nation in 2697 B.C. China will become 4714 year old nation in 2017. China has a cycle of 60 Stem-Branch counting calendar. Chinese ancient philosophers applied Yin Yang and Five Elements (Metal, Water, Wood, Fire and Earth) on the Stem-Branch calendar, then developed the Chinese Horoscope calendar. 2017 is the 4714th Chinese Year. Since (60 *78) + 34 = 4714, 2017 is the 34th Stem-Branch, which is the Female Fire Chicken. In Chinese Five Element system, Red is connected to Fire. Therefore 2017 is the year of Female Red Fire Chicken.
2017 Chinese New Year Day is on January 28, 2017. This day is not the first day of the Chinese Horoscope year. The first day of Red Chicken is on February 3, 2017. This is because the Chinese New Year day is the event of Chinese Lunar Calendar. Chinese Horoscope calendar combines solar, lunar and stem-branch calendars. Chinese Horoscopes talk about how your Five Elements impacts by the season changes. Since studying on the cycle of the year, then Chinese Horoscopes focus on the Sun, not the Moon. Chinese Lunar New Year Day is nothing to do with Chinese Horoscopes. The first day of the Horoscope year is the first day of the Tiger month, which is always around February 4 each year.
Beginning from 2017, we will let people enter their birthdays to get the yearly horoscope predictions to avoid reading wrong Chinese zodiac sign articles. Also we can provide additional predictions regarding to your Chinese Birth Chart.
2016 is the 33rd Stem-Branch Year in the Chinese Horoscope calendar. it's the Male Red Fire Monkey year. The free predictions of 2017 Chinese Five Element Horoscopes Predictions and 2017 Chinese Zodiacs Forecast are still available below.
Many people's the first question about Chinese Horoscope Zodiac is "What's my Chinese Zodiac Sign?". Lots of Chinese horoscope sites give people the wrong answer. They determine the Chinese Zodiac Sign by the Chinese New Year's Day. Your Chinese Zodiac Sign comes Chinese Astrology birth chart, which is built by your Chinese Astrology Calendar using your birth year, birth month, birthday and birth hour. The Chinese Zodiac Year Cutoff Day should be around February 4 each year, no the Chinese New Year's Day. Very often, people who were born in January confuse about their animal signs after visiting our pages. Anyway, those sites don't know the difference between Chinese Lunar Calendar and Chinese Astrology Calendar.
The Legend of Chinese Zodiac provides you interesting information about 12 animal signs, but also tells the personality, compatibility of zodiac signs and a free Zodiac Report. To find more about your Chinese Horoscope using Five Elements theory is in the following: