2012 Chinese Calendar with English Dates & Festivals

Given here is the Chinese calendar for the year 2012. According to the Chinese, year 2012 is the year of the Dragon. Chinese calendar with festival dates for the month of Xin-Chou(Ox) is shown below.

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Xin-Chou(Ox) - 4710
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癸 未
1
Gui Wei
Water Sheep
Receive Day 23 New Moon
甲 申
2
Jia Shen
Wood Monkey
Open Day 24
乙 酉
3
Yi You
Wood Rooster
Close Day 25
丙 戌
4
Bing Xu
Fire Dog
Establish Day 26
丁 亥
5
Ding Hai
Fire Pig
Remove Day 27
戊 子
6
Wu Zi
Earth Rat
Full Day 28
己 丑
7
Ji Chou
Earth Ox
Balance Day 29
庚 寅
8
Geng Yin
Metal Tiger
Stable Day 30
辛 卯
9
Xin Mao
Metal Rabbit
Initiate Day 31
壬 辰
10
Ren Chen
Water Dragon
Destruction Day 1
癸 巳
11
Gui Si
Water Snake
Danger Day 2
甲 午
12
Jia Wu
Wood Horse
Success Day 3
乙 未
13
Yi Wei
Wood Sheep
Receive Day 4
丙 申
14
Bing Shen
Fire Monkey
Open Day 5
丁 酉
15
Ding You
Fire Rooster
Close Day 6
戊 戌
16
Wu Xu
Earth Dog
Establish Day 7 Full Moon
己 亥
17
Ji Hai
Earth Pig
Remove Day 8
庚 子
18
Geng Zi
Metal Rat
Full Day 9
辛 丑
19
Xin Chou
Metal Ox
Balance Day 10
壬 寅
20
Ren Yin
Water Tiger
Stable Day 11
癸 卯
21
Gui Mao
Water Rabbit
Initiate Day 12
甲 辰
22
Jia Chen
Wood Dragon
Destruction Day 13
乙 巳
23
Yi Si
Wood Snake
Danger Day 14
丙 午
24
Bing Wu
Fire Horse
Success Day 15
丁 未
25
Ding Wei
Fire Sheep
Receive Day 16
戊 申
26
Wu Shen
Earth Monkey
Open Day 17
己 酉
27
Ji You
Earth Rooster
Close Day 18
庚 戌
28
Geng Xu
Metal Dog
Establish Day 19
辛 亥
29
Xin Hai
Metal Pig
Remove Day 20
壬 子
30
Ren Zi
Water Rat
Full Day 21
  • Big bold numbers represent Chinese Calendar dates
  • Small number bottom left is the English date

Interpreting the Calendar

The big bold numbers are the Chinese calendar dates and the small numbers below them represent the Gregorian date. Use the Blue arrows to navigate to next month and use the drop-down box to choose another Year/Month.

Chinese calendar is the traditional calendar followed by the Chinese people. Though this is not the official calendar, almost all traditional activities, festivals and Chinese holidays are based on the Chinese calendar. The Chinese Zodiac relates 12 animals to each Calendar year.

This is a dynamic online Chinese Calendar 2012 created based on user input. This webpage shows the Chinese Calendar along with traditional chinese festival dates of 2012.