Newcastle celebrates year of the snake
Newcastle Chinese New Year celebrations in city’s chinatown
Chinese New Year celebrations in Newcastle, England, just get bigger and bigger.
The celebrations take up all of the length of Stowell Street which is the city’s Chinatown area.
This year the community was celebrating the year of the black Snake which began on February 10.
This 2013 year of Snake is devoted to steady progress and attention to detail. Focus and discipline are said to be necessary for someone to achieve an aim.
The Snake is the sixth sign of the Chinese zodiac, which consists of 12 animal signs.
It is regarded as the enigmatic, intuitive, introspective, refined and collected of the animal signs.
Ancient Chinese wisdom says a snake in the house is a good omen because it means that your family will not starve
Born in the year of the snake
People born in the Year of the Snake are reputed to be thoughtful and wise and to approach problems rationally and logically, seldom instinctively. They are complex beings, clever and noted for being of few words from their birth.
Their business is always going well, but they are stingey very often. They are sometimes egoistic and conceited.
People born in the snake year love to appreciate beauty. People with the Chinese zodiac snake sign are very stylish, fashionable and have exceptional taste, it is said.