Chinese New Year – year of the Tiger – February 1st 2022

2022 is a year of the Water Tiger. It starts from February 1st, 2022 and ends on January 21st, 2023. A Water Tiger year occurs every 60 years.

Years of the Tiger include 2022, 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962, 19501938.….

The Tiger is known as the king of all beasts in China. The zodiac sign Tiger is a symbol of strength, exorcising evils, and braveness. The tiger is known for being kind, adventurous and enthusiastic.

Let’s make 2022 our year of growing stronger together

Most Popular Chinese New Year Greetings 

In Mandarin, the most common Chinese New Year greeting is Xīnnián hǎo (新年好), which directly translates as ‘New Year Goodness’. A more formal greeting is  Xīn nián kuài lè, literally meaning ‘New Year happiness’.

In Cantonese, the most common greeting is Gong hei fat choy(恭喜发财), which means ‘Best wishes, wishing you happiness and prosperity.’