Starting February 08, 2016, it is the year of the Monkey as per the Chinese calendar. 2017 is the year of the Rooster and the Chinese new year 2017 falls on January 28.

Today's Lunar Date Day Piller Month Piller Year Piller
08th Day of 11th Month
Year of the Monkey
Ren Xu 壬 戌
Water Dog
Ji - Hai 己 - 亥
Earth Pig
Bing Shen 丙 申
Fire Monkey
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December - 2016
Ji-Hai(Pig)Geng-Zi(Rat)
SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
丁 巳
1
Ding Si
Fire Snake
Destruction Day 3
戊 午
2
Wu Wu
Earth Horse
Danger Day 4
己 未
3
Ji Wei
Earth Sheep
Success Day 5
庚 申
4
Geng Shen
Metal Monkey
Receive Day 6
辛 酉
5
Xin You
Metal Rooster
Open Day 7
壬 戌
6
Ren Xu
Water Dog
Close Day 8
癸 亥
7
Gui Hai
Water Pig
Close Day 9
甲 子
8
Jia Zi
Wood Rat
Establish Day 10
乙 丑
9
Yi Chou
Wood Ox
Remove Day 11
丙 寅
10
Bing Yin
Fire Tiger
Full Day 12
丁 卯
11
Ding Mao
Fire Rabbit
Balance Day 13
戊 辰
12
Wu Chen
Earth Dragon
Stable Day 14
己 巳
13
Ji Si
Earth Snake
Initiate Day 15
庚 午
14
Geng Wu
Metal Horse
Destruction Day 16 Full Moon
辛 未
15
Xin Wei
Metal Sheep
Danger Day 17
壬 申
16
Ren Shen
Water Monkey
Success Day 18
癸 酉
17
Gui You
Water Rooster
Receive Day 19
甲 戌
18
Jia Xu
Wood Dog
Open Day 20
乙 亥
19
Yi Hai
Wood Pig
Close Day 21
丙 子
20
Bing Zi
Fire Rat
Establish Day 22
丁 丑
21
Ding Chou
Fire Ox
Remove Day 23
戊 寅
22
Wu Yin
Earth Tiger
Full Day 24
己 卯
23
Ji Mao
Earth Rabbit
Balance Day 25
庚 辰
24
Geng Chen
Metal Dragon
Stable Day 26
辛 巳
25
Xin Si
Metal Snake
Initiate Day 27
壬 午
26
Ren Wu
Water Horse
Destruction Day 28
癸 未
27
Gui Wei
Water Sheep
Danger Day 1
甲 申
28
Jia Shen
Wood Monkey
Success Day 2
乙 酉
29
Yi You
Wood Rooster
Receive Day 3 New Moon
丙 戌
30
Bing Xu
Fire Dog
Open Day 4
丁 亥
31
Ding Hai
Fire Pig
Close Day 5
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Rat Average
Ox Good
Tiger Average
Rabbit Bad
Dragon Good
Snake Good
Horse Average
Sheep Bad
Monkey Average
Rooster Good
Dog Average
Pig Bad

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Chinese festivals, holidays & important days in 2016

Traditional festivals and holidays in China are determined based on the Chinese lunar calendar or the Chinese Almanac. List of festivals in 2016 is given below.

  • Laba Festival Sunday, January 17
  • Lantern Festival Monday, February 22
  • Shangsi Festival Saturday, April 9
  • Duanwu Festival Thursday, June 9
  • Bathing and Basking Festival Saturday, July 9
  • The Ghost Festival Wednesday, August 17
  • Independence Day Saturday, October 1
  • Spirit Festival Monday, November 14