Chinese New Year 2019 Pig Year CelebrationBy Master Allen Tsai February 3, 2019
New Year Celebration for Year of the Pig
2019 is the year of Brown Earth Pig. Earth Pig is the 36th Stem-Branch name of Chinese Stem-Branch calendar, which is a cycle of 60 counting systems. 2019 is the 4716th Chinese Year.
In Chinese Five Elements zodiacs, Pig is in the Water group. Earth of 2019 is wet soil, flatland or farmland. Mixing with water, wet soil becomes sticky and muddy. Therefore, 2019 is the year of Muddy Pig. It will slow down everything.
Chinese Fortune Calendar will hand out Lucky Red Envelopes on the 2019 Chinese New Year Eve and Chinese New Year Day. That will be on February 4, 2019 and February 5, 2019. The location is at Master Tsai Chinese Astrology website at https://www.mastertsai.com. Check the event schedule of 2019 Chinese New Year Red Envelopes Giveaways at www.chinesefortunecalendar.com.
Chinese New Year Festival is from Chinese New Year Day to Chinese Lantern Festival for 15 days long. People can hear firecrackers, happy New Year music, Gong Xi Fa Chai, New Year greeting on the New Year Day. Lion dancing, dragon dancing and parade are performing on the street. Old town center might have puppet show, open theater opera, food festival, culture arts presentation. Department stores give away the lucky red envelopes for first coming customers. Some people like to visit the flower market. Some Chinese would like to take whole family to countryside to enjoy the beautiful scenery. Some like to go to temple to see the crowd and pray for coming luck. Lots of joyful events and family activities make everybody busy. That's an auspicious sign to welcome the coming year.