Chinese New Year Festival 2022: Year of Tiger

2022: Year of the Tiger

Chinese New Year, Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year, is the festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. Year 2022 is Year of the Tiger in chinese calender. In Chinese Zodiac years, Tiger years include 2022, 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974 1962, 1950, 1938…

Chinese New Year Festival for year 2022 is marked as a year of Tiger, ranges from February 1st, 2022 to January 21st, 2023. It is regarded as a Water Tiger year.

Order of 12 Chinese Zodiac Sigs is: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig. Each year is related to specific animal sign containing specialities according to a 12-year-cycle.The Tiger ranks third in the Chinese zodiac signs.

In China, tiger is considered as the king of all Signs. Those who are born in Tiger year are called as ‘Tiger’. It is a symbol of power, strength, bravery and exorcising evils. Chinese kids used to wear caps imaging tiger for good luck.

How to know your Chinese sign

According to your year of birth, your Chinese sign is:

Zodiac SignYears
Rat1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020
Ox1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021
Tiger1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022
Rabbit1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023
Dragon1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024
Snake1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025
Horse1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026
Goat1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027
Monkey1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028
Rooster1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029
Dog1946, 1958, 1970. 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030
Pig1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031
Zodiac Sign and Years

Famous Tiger Year People

  • Queen Elizabeth II: a Fire Tiger, born on April 21, 1926
  • Tom Cruise: a Water Tiger, born on July 3, 1962
  • Leonardo DiCaprio: a Wood Tiger, born on November 11, 1974
  • Lady Gaga: a Fire Tiger, born on March 28, 1986

Things that will bring Tigers luck: The Lucky;

  • Numbers: Numbers containing 1, 3, and 4
  • Days: the 16th and 27th of any Chinese lunar month
  • Colors: blue, gray, orange
  • Flowers: yellow lily, cineraria
  • Direction: east, north, south
  • Months: the 3rd, 7th, and 10th Chinese lunar months.

Things that Tigers should avoid: The Unlucky;

  • Numbers: Numbers containing 6, 7, and 8
  • Color: brown
  • Direction: southwest
  • Months: the 1st, 4th, 5th, and 11th Chinese lunar months
Tiger Year Logo

Characteristics of Tiger Year


Tiger’s luck is in great favor in their love life. Singles will have a great chance of having a partner. Those who are aged 24 or 36 need to pay attention in their marital affairs.


Every element is unique in every expect of characteristics. Only those whose characteristics match with each other can be good match.

The compatibility of the Tiger with other animals is given below:

  • Best with: Horse, Dog, or Pig
  • Worst with: Ox, Goat, Snake, or Monkey


It is a time for Tigers to have for what they were working for many years. They will have great opportunities to get promoted in 2022. It is advised to Tigers that don’t be too high-profile otherwise they will be jealous or incurred trouble by their colleagues.


This year demands much care in their monetary relationship. If Tigers spend money reasonably, it will be helpful for them to smoothly run this year otherwise difficulties are on their way. Also don’t expect too much.

Also See: New Year 2022, New Hopes New Challenges


2022 is exhausting year for Tigers. They need regular meditation and exercise to remain active physically and mentally.

They need to calm down whenever they get angry. Try to ‘Think before you speak’ and act like calm and relax.

Lucky colors

Lucky colors for tigers are orange, black and blue. Orange indicates good luck in wealth fortune, Black indicates career development and blue will favor in love life. This year Tigers are highly suggested to avoid brown, gold and silver.

Luckiest Chinese zodiac signs in 2022?

Ox and Goat are the luckiest ones this year.

Rabbit, Dragon, Horse, and Rooster people have smoother life this year. They are going to make money.

Rat, Snake, Monkey, Pig and Dog requires hard work to achieve in 2022.

Elements of Tiger

Wood, Fire, Earth, Gold, and Water are the elements of Zodiac Tigers.

  Tiger Elements    Charateristis
Wood TigerCompassionate, social, open and expansive
Fire TigerPoor self-control, Optimistic, independent and confident
Earth TigerHave strong faith, adventurous, realistic
Gold tigerMales are indecisive, Females are enthusiastic, stubborn, and feminized
water tigerLearning ability, Strong sense of self-esteem
Chinese New Year Festival 2022

Best-Suited Careers for Tigers

The Tiger ‘King of Animals’ is usually the center of attention among all Chinese Zodiac Signs. They are born with leadership qualities so, they are made for career as leader.

The best careers for Tigers are: writer, artist, musician, advertising agent, actor, office manager, travel agent, pilot, flight attendant, comedian, and chauffeur.

Also See: New Year 2022, New Hopes New Challenges

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