A group of paper cuttings are photographed depicting pigs, marking the Chinese Year of the Pig. [Photo/IC]
Lucky numbers: 2, 5, 8, and numbers containing them (like 25 and 58)
Lucky days: the 17th and 24th of every Chinese lunar month
Lucky colors: yellow, gray, brown, gold
Lucky flowers: hydrangea and daisy
Lucky direction: east and southwest
Lucky months: the 2nd, 7th, 10th, and 11th Chinese lunar months
Yu Garden kicks off its annual lantern show on Jan 21, 2019. [Photo by Gao Erqiang/chinadaily.com.cn]
The Pig's Personality: Diligent, Compassionate...
Pigs are diligent, compassionate, and generous. They have great concentration: once they set a goal, they will devote all their energy to achieving it. Though Pigs rarely seek help from others, they will not refuse to give others a hand. Pigs never suspect trickery, so they are easily fooled.
General speaking, Pigs are relatively calm when facing trouble. No matter how difficult the problems are Pigs encounter, they can handle things properly and carefully. They have a great sense of responsibility to finish what they are engaged in.
In 2019, even though Pigs will be in their birth sign year, Pigs generally have smooth prospects for the coming year. Their overall luck for career, health, and love is normal, while their wealth will increase as they will be well rewarded.
birth sign year：本命年
The theme of this year's lantern show is centered on the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China and the stepping up of reforms and opening-up efforts. [Photo by Gao Erqiang/chinadaily.com.cn]
Pig's will have a small setback in their careers in 2019. But everything will turn out for the good when they begin moving. For entrepreneurs, it's a good year to develop their businesses.
The last months of 2019 are the best time for Pigs to achieve their goals.
Health-wise, Pigs will have an average time in 2019. Pigs are advised to find a balance between work and rest. What's more, they should pay attention to traffic safety when on the road.
Pigs will have very good financial prospects in 2019. Pigs will do well in their investments and get well rewarded.
2019 is a lucky year for male Pigs in their relationships. Male Pigs will meet an attractive woman easily this year.
For female Pigs, your relationship's development will not be as good as for males of your sign. You will need to spend more time on finding a partner but suffer a temporary lack of progress.
Shanghai’s most historical and renowned tourist site, Yu Garden, kicks off its preparation for the annual lantern show. [Photo by Gao Erqiang / chinadaily.com.cn]
Famous Pig Year People
Henry Ford (Founder of the Ford Motor Company, born July 30, 1863)
Ronald Reagan (40th US President, born February 6, 1911)
Arnold Schwarzenegger (Former Governor of California, born July 30, 1947)
Hilary Clinton (Former First Lady of the US, born October 26, 1947)