Monday 8th February is Chinese New Year.
2016 is the Year of the Monkey.
The Monkey is ninth of the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac. The 12 zodiac animals are: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig.
Monkey Years of Birth: 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016
The Lucky and Unlucky Things for “Monkeys”
Lucky numbers: 4 and 9 (and numbers containing 4 and 9, like 49 and 94)
Lucky days: the 14th and 28th of any Chinese lunar calendar month
Luck months: Chinese lunar months 8 and 12
Lucky colours: White, Blue, Gold
Lucky flowers: Chrysanthemum, Crape-myrtle
Lucky direction: North, Northwest, West
The Unlucky Things That “Monkeys” Should Avoid
Unlucky colours: Red, Pink
Unlucky numbers: 2 and 7
Unlucky directions: South, Southeast
Unlucky months: Chinese lunar months 7 and 11