Happy Lunar New Year 2017 - Year of the Rooster
Happy Lunar New Year 2017 - Year of the Rooster

Happy Chinese New Year 2017: The people of China are celebrating the Chinese New Year, also known as the Lunar New Year. The New year falls on January 28, 2017 and the celebrations have begun everywhere with people offering prayers to deities, bursting firecrackers, family reunions, exchange of sweets and money in red color envelopes and boxes.

This year, it is the Year of the Rooster, and they name each year with anyone of the 12 animal sin the Chinese Zodiac. Rooster is the 10th animal in the Chinese zodiac. The Chinese New Year celebrations start on the day before the New Year and will last till the Lantern festival on the 15th day of the New Year.

Traditionally, red envelopes or red packets re passed out during the Chinese New Year’s celebrations, from married couples or the elderly to unmarried juniors. It is also common for adults or young couples to give red packets to children.

In addition to red envelopes, which are usually given from older people to younger people, small gifts (usually food or sweets) are also exchanged between friends or relatives. Firecrackers have their traditional significance in the Chinese New Year, usually hundreds of crackers stung together will be lighted which created loud popping noise and smoke. The burning of firecrackers also signifies a joyful time of year and has become an integral aspect of Chinese New Year celebrations.

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The Chinese New Year celebrations won’t be fulfilled with sharing of greetings and wishes, so here we present amazing Chinese New Year wishes, Chinese New Year pictures, Chinese New Year images, Chinese New Year Wallpapers, Chinese New Year greetings, Lunar New Year messages, Lunar New Year wishes and the Year of the Rooster messages.

Happy Chinese New Year 2017 Wishes, Messages, Quotes, and Wallpapers

Happy Chinese New Year 2017
Happy Chinese New Year 2017

The New Year, the new calendar and new days are a brand new opportunity to start a brand new life and to become a much better person.

Happy Chinese New Year 2017
Happy Chinese New Year 2017

No one knows what will happen next in this year. But one thing everyone knows that this year will be more excited than the previous one.

Happy Lunar New Year 2017 - Year of the Rooster
Happy Lunar New Year 2017 – Year of the Rooster

May this New Year be as colourful and interesting as the decorations that you put up in your home to welcome the festive season.

Happy Chinese New Year 2017 - Year of the Rooster
Happy Chinese New Year 2017 – Year of the Rooster

May the old year take with it your anger, jealousy and ego; and may the New Year bring with it modesty, humility and honesty.

Happy Chinese New Year 2017
Happy Chinese New Year 2017

Here’s wishing you a safe and sound New Year – a year you shall enjoy looking back upon even after a lapse of time.

Happy Chinese New Year 2017
Happy Chinese New Year 2017

A lot of people, they get all caught up in the New Year’s resolution thing and I think it gives them an easy way, later, to say, ‘Oh, that was just a New Year’s resolution’ and not take it seriously. People who really want to make changes can make them any day of the year, whether it be the Jewish New Year, the Chinese New Year or any day that suits them. You’ve got every day of your life to make changes.

Happy Chinese New Year 2017
Happy Chinese New Year 2017

May you have the wisdom to learn from the mistakes of your past and turn them into something productive for your future.

Happy Chinese New Year 2017
Happy Chinese New Year 2017

 Beauty, love, inspiration and respect is waiting for you in New Year. Don’t forget to take anything which is important for you.

Happy Lunar New Year 2017
Happy Lunar New Year 2017