新春快樂 to all our Chinese students and anyone else who celebrated the arrival of the Year of the Snake on Sunday!
心想事成 - may you realise all your ambitions in 2013 (especially if those ambitions involve improving your English and coming to study with us)!
Did you know?
- Based on the Chinese calendar it is the year 4711
- The Chinese calendar is based on moon phases and the timing of the solar year
- The Chinese New Year celebration lasts 15 days
- If you were born in 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001 or 2013 you were born in the year of the snake which makes the snake your Chinese zodiac animal
- Snakes in the Chinese zodiac are believed to be wise, charming and romantic
- Last year (2012) was the Year of the Dragon
- Next year (2014) will be the Year of the Horse
- Sunday was also the Korean Lunar New Year so 새해 복 많이 받으세요 to all our Korean students and friends!