Year of the Pig

  • Lucky Colors: yellow, gray, brown, gold
  • Lucky Numbers: 2, 5, 8
  • Lucky Flowers: hydrangea, daisy
  • Year of Birth: 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031

Personality

The pig is the last animal sign on the Chinese zodiac. They have such traits as diligence, sympathy, and generosity. With great concentration, once set a goal, they will devote all energy to achieve the goal. Though pigs rarely seek help from others, they will not refuse to give a hand to others. They never suspect someone else, so they are easily fooled by others. If one wants to have a long-term relationship with pigs, one should be honest with them and have a knowledge of their inner thoughts.

General speaking, pigs are relatively calm when facing trouble. No matter how difficult the problems are they encounter, they can handle things properly with carefulness. They have a great sense of responsibility to finish what they are engaged in.

Health

Pigs have a good health all through life. Frequent dinner parties and social activities are inevitable for pigs, so they should avoid excessive eating, drinking and smoking, which can cause sickness. In addition to adopting a balanced diet, proper exercise is badly needed for pigs to keep fit. As pigs have a free mind on everything, they rarely encounter stress trouble. Faced with overload work, they know how to relax themselves from tiredness. Sleep is a usual way for them to refresh themselves.

Career

Pigs enjoy great fortune in their careers. Their work and cause develop in a relative smooth way. When encountering trouble and difficulties, they tend to receive help from others. With a great sense of responsibility, they are not afraid to try to do what they are interested in. They have rich creativity and imagination. They can take up such careers as entertainer, caterer, doctor, veterinarian, or interior decorator. Besides, some promising careers include transportation, entertainment, retail or hospitality. In social relationships, they should build up their own interpersonal network to help them achieve career success.

Relationships

Pigs enjoy good social relationships. With traits of sincerity and integrity, they are popular friends. They are simply-minded and not preoccupied with minor things concerning other people. They value friendship highly and never betray friends unless in special circumstances.

In love relationships pigs are affectionate and sexual. They are faithful to their partners. Once they find the right partner, they’re typically committed for the long-term. However, due to lack of proper communicating skills, sometimes they can not handle problems in relationships.

Compatibility

Best with: Goat or Rabbit
Worst with: Snake, Pig or Monkey

2015 Predictions for the Pig

Love: Romantic aspects will be very good for people in love in 2015, and it will be an ideal time to get married. Single people should actively pursue their romantic interests.

Fortune: People who were born in a year of the pig will suffer from bad fortune in 2015 due to unexpected financial losses. However, they will get help from magnates and quickly recover from the losses.

Career: They will always play to the score and head off danger at critical moments due to being able to handle affairs neatly and maturely, although they will often have quarrels with bosses and colleagues. They should build barriers against opposition in order to avoid unnecessary trouble.

Health: They should pay special attention to their health and avoid any strenuous exercises. They will quickly recover from illnesses due to help from good doctors.

The Best Travel Destinations for the Pig in 2015

The east for Pigs this year. However, not the south. Indeed, if Pigs want to save their bacon, the inauspicious nature of the south is so severe that even south east is out. Truffles may be sought in Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Wuxi and Ningbo, for example, while Guangzhou, Guilin, Nanning, Shanghai, Nanjing, Xiamen, Taipei, Hong Kong, Macao, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Sichuan, Chongqing, Guizhou, Yunnan, Guangxi and Tibet are potential sausage factories. Head east – but not south east – and stay there is the best advice for Pigs.

Famous People Who Belong to Pig

Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658), the leader of the British bourgeois revolution in the 17th century, a statesman and militarist.

Henry Ford, an American automotive engineer and entrepreneur, the founder of Ford Motor Company.

Thomas Mann, a German novelist and essayist.

Ernest Hemingway, an American novelist.

Hillary Clinton, the First Lady of the United States.

Lao She (1899-1966), an excellent writer in modern Chinese times.

The City That Represent Pig - Chengdu

The relaxed and self-indulgent image of the pig is well-suited to Chengdu. This is a city whose history has seen it the recipient of the good things in life more than most. Relatively free of conflict, situated at the heart of the productive farmland of Sichuan province known as the 'Heavenly land of plenty', Chengdu is a city of calm plenty, the perfect place to sit back and enjoy what's on offer.

That is not to say that modern Chengdu is passive. In the modern day, it plays a significant role in the rise of China as a center of science and technology, a hub for commerce, trade, finance, transportation and communication. In China's vast mid-west, Chengdu plays a highly significant role.

Chengdu is the home of the panda, with two major breeding bases located here — Bifengxia Panda Base, (碧峰峡大熊猫基地), and Chengdu Panda Base (成都大熊猫基地). Indeed, the city is far more famous for this spectacular and unique black-and-white resident than for its association with pigs, but the pigs don't mind. They don't want all the attention. They're content dining on what's on offer here in the varied Chengdu cuisine —Mapo Tofu, (stewed bean curd with minced pork in pepper sauce); Kung Pao Chicken, (spicy diced chicken with peanuts); and eggplant with garlic sauce. Let the tourists coo over the pandas. While they're distracted, all the more food for the pigs. Read more on Chengdu

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