2013 Year of The Water Snake
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The Chinese Lunar New Year in 2013 will start on Sunday of February 10, 2013 and ends on Thursday of January 30, 2014. It is the Gui - Sì 4711th year (Water Snake). Gui (Yin water) is the tenth of the ten celestial stems and Sì (Snake) is the sixth of the twelve terrestrial branches and marks the year of the Snake.
2013 will be a water snake year according to the Chinese Calendar System. Cosmic element of the year is Water, color black. The element Water is characterized with mobility, dynamism, and changeability. The Black Snake will bring people unexpected changes, instability, and changeability. That is why it is important in the year of the Snake to plan everything beforehand, and evaluate adequately before taking any actions. You need to be more careful and cautious than ever.