This is the Year of the Horse for the Chinese New Year celebrated on January 31. Earlier this year I was in Las Vegas at the Bellagio and each year they feature a elaborate display of the Chinese New Year in their Conservatory and Botanical Garden inside the hotel lobby area. It attract large crowds and is well worth a viewing.
I’ve found the Chinese New Year and their signs fun. I’m quite fond of my own Chinese New Year sign which is the dragon. I don’t think of it as the dragon lady, but as a bright and brilliantly colored sometimes fire breathing dragon.
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It’s the Lunar New Year and the Chinese Year of the Horse. The horse is part of a 12-year-cycle of animals that make up the Chinese zodiac. These interact with the five elements: wood, metal, fire, water, earth. 2014 is the year of the wood horse, taking over from the year of the water snake.
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