Today marks the beginning of the season of Spring or Lichun according to the Chinese solar calendar. However Chinese celebrate Chinese New Year on February 14 2010 in accordance with the Lunar calendar.
There are some Chinese who believe that today is a very important day as what happens to you today is an indication of what the year has in store for you. If great things happen to you today, then the rest of the year will be fantastic. However, if unfortunate things happen to you, then the rest of the year will not be smooth too.
If you happen to see a lot of Chinese wearing red today when you go to the bank, don’t be surprised. It is believed that if you wear red and go to the bank to bank in some cash or cheque today, it augurs well for your finances for the rest of the year. Now you know……..will I be seeing you at the bank wearing red today?