The first day of the 2012 Chinese New Year is on January 23, 2012 in China’s time zone. It is the first day of the first Chinese lunar month in the Chinese Lunar Calendar system. There is also new moon on this day. The exact new moon time is at 15:40 on 23-Jan-12 in China’s time zone.
According to Chinese Five Element Astrology Calendar, 2012 is the Year of Water Dragon Female. The color of Water in Five Elements system is related to Black. Therefore we can say 2012 is a Black Dragon, Water Dragon or Black Water Dragon year. Continue reading