Happy Chinese New Year! – Kung Hei Fat Choi

Kung hei fat choi may the year of the snake bring you good health and every success – Happy Chinese New Year!

I want to wish all my Chinese Friends, Family and Domainers a Happy New Year or as they say in Chinese Kung Hei Fat Choi.

Many of you know my wife is Chinese and we have been happily married for over 3 years and been together for over 12 years so I have had to learn quite a lot about the Chinese Culture.

In regards to seeing domains being used for Chinese New Year one massive Multi Billion Dollar Corporation owns the domain name ChineseNewYear.com  it is owned by Schwans Food Service and they redirect it to a sub domain name to one of there Asian Food Ranges Minh.

For those of you who don’t know much about Chinese New Year – “Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. In China, it is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally ran from Chinese New Year’s Day itself, the first day of the first month of the Chinese calendar, to the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the first month, making the festival the longest in the Chinese calendar. Because the Chinese calendar is lunisolar, the Chinese New Year is often referred to as the “Lunar New Year“.

This year is the year of the Snake and many of us domainers may not know but you could be celebrating your Birth Year as the Year of the Snake here are the birthday years below info taking from wiki.

List of lunar years of the snake

Beginning and End Dates Wu Xing “element”

  •  4 February 1905 – 24 January 1906:  Wood Snake
  • 23 January 1917 – 10 February 1918:  Fire Snake
  • 10 February 1929 – 29 January 1930:  Earth Snake
  • 27 January 1941 – 14 February 1942:  Metal Snake
  • 14 February 1953 – 2 February 1954:  Water Snake
  •  2 February 1965 – 20 January 1966:  Wood Snake
  • 18 February 1977 – 6 February 1978:  Fire Snake
  •  6 February 1989 – 26 January 1990:  Earth Snake
  • 23 January 2001 – 11 February 2002:  Metal Snake
  • 10 February 2013 – 30 January 2014:  Water Snake
  • 29 January 2025 – 16 February 2026:  Wood Snake
  • 15 February 2037 – 3 February 2038:  Fire Snake


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4 Comments on "Happy Chinese New Year! – Kung Hei Fat Choi"

  1. It’s not speaking language of China ..it’s from HongKong China …
    they are having 10 days of relaxation …no work, no business . no banking, no forex ..and no domaining

  2. ‘Kung Hei Fat Cho’ was king during the days Cantonese ‘ruled’ outside China. Now ‘Gong Xi Fa Cai’ is the new king as mainland Chinese are everywhere outside China as well. I have to swallow my pride in being Cantonese and use Mandarin even at Yum Cha/Dim Sum restaurants. Many waiters/waitresses speak Mandarin only. Welcome to the club of international marriages! If your wife is native Cantonese, I’m sure you’ve experienced a lot of differences between you and her. Some differences may even ‘trigger’ World War 3. Ha Ha!

  3. Here in Sydney, Yap Cha restaurants, we all speak Cantonese and English only…….

  4. You are lucky Rayy. Try here in Auckland, NZ. Cantonese folks (HKer to be more specific) are rapidly becoming the minority.

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