(9 February 2005 through 28 January 2006)
Famous Roosters: Gloria Estefan, Diane Keaton, Alicia Keys, Beyoncé Knowles, Bette Midler, Yoko Ono, Natalie Portman, Britney Spears, Rod Stewart, Justin Timberlake, Catherine Zeta-Jones
This Chinese New Year begins on the 9th February 2005. It is the year 4702 – Year of the Rooster, the 10th in the Chinese zodiac cycle. More precisely, the element which is prominent this year is Wood, and as such it is the Year of the Wood Rooster (also sometimes referred to as the Green Rooster.
According to the Chinese zodiac, Roosters are meticulous and organised, faithful to friends and very family oriented whilst honest, outspoken and sometimes blunt. They also have a keen eye for detail making them great lawyers, doctors and scientists. Therefore, this year we will experience many traits of the Rooster.
Celebrating the New Year with family and friends is a very ‘rooster’ thing to do. We can expect scientific achievements and creative projects this year; planning is essential to a great year.
2005 should be a good year for Dragons, whilst Dogs, Rabbits and Horses may experience some troubled times.
Strengths of the Wood Rooster: They are good communicators, loyal, enthusiastic, organised, meticulous, kind, and have a sense of adventure.
Weaknesses of the Wood Rooster: Roosters can be vain, loud, choosy and materialistic
You can find out more about your chinese zodiac sign in this uniquely blended Chinese & Western Astrology Report.
2004 - Year of the Wood Monkey