Starting January 28, 2017, it is the year of the Rooster as per the Chinese calendar. 2018 is the year of the Dog and the Chinese new year 2018 falls on February 16.

Today's Lunar Date Day Piller Month Piller Year Piller
04th Day of 4th Month
Year of the Rooster
Bing Xu 丙 戌
Fire Dog
Jia - Chen 甲 - 辰
Wood Dragon
Ding You 丁 酉
Fire Rooster
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April - 2017
Gui-Mao(Hare)Jia-Chen(Dragon)
SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
戊 午
1
Wu Wu
Earth Horse
Balance Day 5
己 未
2
Ji Wei
Earth Sheep
Stable Day 6
庚 申
3
Geng Shen
Metal Monkey
Initiate Day 7
辛 酉
4
Xin You
Metal Rooster
Initiate Day 8
壬 戌
5
Ren Xu
Water Dog
Destruction Day 9
癸 亥
6
Gui Hai
Water Pig
Danger Day 10
甲 子
7
Jia Zi
Wood Rat
Success Day 11
乙 丑
8
Yi Chou
Wood Ox
Receive Day 12
丙 寅
9
Bing Yin
Fire Tiger
Open Day 13
丁 卯
10
Ding Mao
Fire Rabbit
Close Day 14
戊 辰
11
Wu Chen
Earth Dragon
Establish Day 15 Full Moon
己 巳
12
Ji Si
Earth Snake
Remove Day 16
庚 午
13
Geng Wu
Metal Horse
Full Day 17
辛 未
14
Xin Wei
Metal Sheep
Balance Day 18
壬 申
15
Ren Shen
Water Monkey
Stable Day 19
癸 酉
16
Gui You
Water Rooster
Initiate Day 20
甲 戌
17
Jia Xu
Wood Dog
Destruction Day 21
乙 亥
18
Yi Hai
Wood Pig
Danger Day 22
丙 子
19
Bing Zi
Fire Rat
Success Day 23
丁 丑
20
Ding Chou
Fire Ox
Receive Day 24
戊 寅
21
Wu Yin
Earth Tiger
Open Day 25
己 卯
22
Ji Mao
Earth Rabbit
Close Day 1
庚 辰
23
Geng Chen
Metal Dragon
Establish Day 2
辛 巳
24
Xin Si
Metal Snake
Remove Day 3
壬 午
25
Ren Wu
Water Horse
Full Day 4
癸 未
26
Gui Wei
Water Sheep
Balance Day 5 New Moon
甲 申
27
Jia Shen
Wood Monkey
Stable Day 6
乙 酉
28
Yi You
Wood Rooster
Initiate Day 7
丙 戌
29
Bing Xu
Fire Dog
Destruction Day 8
丁 亥
30
Ding Hai
Fire Pig
Danger Day 9
  • Big bold numbers represent English date
  • Small number bottom left is the Chinese date

Horoscope Forecast for the Day

Rat Bad
Ox Bad
Tiger Average
Rabbit Good
Dragon Average
Snake Bad
Horse Average
Sheep Good
Monkey Average
Rooster Bad
Dog Good
Pig Good

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Chinese festivals, holidays & important days in 2017

Traditional festivals and holidays in China are determined based on the Chinese lunar calendar or the Chinese Almanac. List of festivals in 2017 is given below.

  • Laba Festival Thursday, January 5
  • Lantern Festival Saturday, February 11
  • Shangsi Festival Thursday, March 30
  • Duanwu Festival Tuesday, May 30
  • Bathing and Basking Festival Thursday, June 29
  • The Ghost Festival Tuesday, September 5
  • Independence Day Sunday, October 1
  • Spirit Festival Saturday, December 2