Chinese New Year in 2020 starts on Saturday, January 25th and ends on February 11th, 2021. According to the Chinese Horoscope, the Year of The Metal Rat comes right after the Year of the Earth Pig (2019) and before the Year of the Metal Ox (2021)!
It will be a year of new beginnings! New opportunities, love, and money. 2020 is going to be successful!
The Rat is the first sign from the 12 animals cycle of the Chinese Zodiac, and for this reason, this time period is considered a year of new beginnings and renewals.
The years of the Rat are: 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020, and 2032.
The Metal Rat Year is going to be a strong, prosperous, and lucky year for all the natives. Everyone will show determination regarding their goals, aspirations, and even their hobbies. This is a great year for founding and evolving.
Those who plan to buy real estate, to start a business or to invest money in a long-term project have great chances of being satisfied in the future. But, beware! This type of initiatives will only be successful if they are carefully planned.
The Chinese New Year is celebrated every year through sumptuous and colorful festivities. It is the most important celebration, an occasion for familiar reunion, party and two weeks long winter holiday.
A Sneak Peek of What 2020 Will Be Like For You
The beginning of the year, the first days of February are extremely bright and full of motivation. We’ve received as a gift a new, clean, fresh year, with no mistakes and no regrets.
The Year of the Rat is going to bring us creative energy, an energy which can manifest by fulfilling plenty of things you wish in your life. You will have the surety that everything is possible, that you are the creator of your own life and that yes, you have the power to be whoever you want to be.
Take advantage of it, it is available every year and it can be the fundament for new habits and actions that you’ve wanted to initiate for a long time.
Officially, the chinese year of the rat starts on January 25th , and in order to have a great year, the astrologists are advising to include in the New Chinese Year’s menu what the Rat likes to eat, which means nuts and all kinds of cheese, and to wear during the party the most precious clothes and jewelry, because the rat loves opulence.
The metal element creates water, which means productivity and activity for the metal industries. These include: production of cars and machinery, IT, high tech industry, cosmetics, and health.
Choose your chinese zodiac sign
|Chinese animal sign||Born In|
|Rat Horoscope 2020||1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008|
|Ox Horoscope 2020||1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009|
|Tiger Horoscope 2020||1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010|
|Rabbit Horoscope 2020||1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011|
|Dragon Horoscope 2020||1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012|
|Snake Horoscope 2020||1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013|
|Horse Horoscope 2020||1942, 1954,1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014|
|Goat Horoscope 2020||1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015|
|Monkey Horoscope 2020||1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016|
|Rooster Horoscope 2020||1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017|
|Dog Horoscope 2020||1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018|
|Pig Horoscope 2020||1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019|
Career and Fortune
The Rat Year of 2020 is under the sign of the Metal astral element, unlike the Pig Year, which has been under the Earth element. All the actions initiated this year are driven by success. You need to follow your goals with confidence and determination.
You have to be relentless in order to accomplish your objectives and never let yourself be discouraged by failure, problems or difficulties. Although some days you will prove to be fairly unreasonable, inflexible, and stubborn, you need to count on your own strength and solve any problems on your own.
After 2019, a year full of unpredictable situations in love matters, 2020 is going to be more peaceful. Thus, your love life enters a harmonious path, and communication helps to maintain it.
On the other hand, the second part of 2020 comes with a grating distrust, for which some reasons may exist, some fictive, some arising from lack of honesty.
Compatibility between Rat and other zodiac signs: The Rat natives are going to have long-term relationships with the loyal Ox, adventurous Dragon, and the smart Monkey. However, they can’t stand the ever-changing Horse.
During the Metal Rat Year, apart from the moments when exhaustion gets to manifest, all the zodiac signs will enjoy good health. Moreover, the second part of 2020 comes with a lot of energy and overall wellness so the mental condition gets better and better.
In 2020, practicing sports is still the best medicine and it should be prescribed to each of us for improving our health, for longevity and for general well-being.
Practiced with regularity, it reduces the medical expenses throughout life, it helps you have a more restful sleep and it increases the productivity of daily tasks.
This is true for anyone, regardless of your zodiac sign, at any age, child or adult, young or old, short or tall, fragile or robust, and if it is practiced properly, it has no secondary or adverse effects.
Characteristics of the Metal Rat:
Considering the fact that the Rat is the first of the 12 animals-totem of the Chinese calendar, this is going to be a year of new beginnings for all types of projects, for business or marriage. The most prosperous activities are considered to be those speculative, for which luck is a major factor.
The Rat is considered a protector and a bringer of prosperity in the Chinese culture.
The Rat Child
The children born under the Rat Year are nice, emotional, and fine observers. Although they seem shy, they are adorable and they can bring a special charm in their group of friends.
They easily attract attention, and if they don’t, they have an outstanding arsenal of tactics: they cry, they are possessive and domineering. There is nothing they wouldn’t do in order to have their way.
The Rat children have leadership abilities, they have great self-control, they are disciplined, and they can succeed in life thanks to the way they cope with the difficulties they face.
The Luckiest Chinese Horoscope Zodiac Signs in the Rat Year 2020
All throughout 2020, luck is on your side, but you need to seize it as soon as it knocks to your door. The Chinese say that nothing scares the luck more than when you doubt it.
In turn, those who show enthusiasm and act quickly will be able to ensure their success.
Yearly Feng Shui lucky symbols
- Numbers: 5, 7, 9
- Colors: white, yellow, blue, green, gray, and black
- Lucky Days: the 4 th , the 8 th , the 13 th , the 22 nd day of every month of the Chinese calendar
- Lucky Directions: southeast, northeast, West
- Specific careers: boss, manager, trader, art/film critic, financial expert, legal expert, scientist, philosopher, politician, musician, businessman, broker, entrepreneur, criminalist, detective, spy, journalist, writer.
- Lucky zodiac signs: Ox, Dragon, Monkey, Pig.
In 2020, the ruling Tai Sui is Lu Mi. The position of Tai Sui is at North 2.
The Feng Shui energies are also changing from year to year. Therefore, it is necessary to track the relocation of the good and bad energies at the beginning of each year, in order to take protection measures in case negative energies will happen to reach an important place of your house or of the office building.
By placing a pair of Ki-Lun (Chinese Unicorns) facing the North, you will be protected against the bad energy from this sector.
Place 4 Chinese bamboo stalks (in a vase with water) or a natural plant in the Center of the house in order to increase the chances to advance in your career, to successfully pass exams, and to increase your chances in love.
This year, place a natural plant in the SE to bring you luck and events worthy of celebration.
Famous People Born in the Year of the Rat
Katy Perry, Antonio Banderas, Avril Lavigne, Antonio Moreno, Ben Affleck, Bobby Avila,Cameron Diaz, Carlos Delgado, Churchill, Colin Firth, President Jimmy Carter, Fernando Valenzuela, Hector Elizondo, Hugh Grant, Juanes, Jude Law, Julianne Moore, Justina Machado, Kathy Bates, Kenny Loggins, Marlon Brando, Mozart, Pedro Armendáriz, President George Washington, Ron Moody, Samuel J Jackson, Sean Penn, Shakespeare, Timothy Hutton, Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg, Scarlett Johansson.
In conclusion, the Year of the Rat 2020 will bring beneficial situations, opportunities, meetings with special people, luck, and also balance situations, dilemmas, and changes that can push us out of our comfort zone. It’s up to us how we use them and especially how we perceive the experiences we encounter.
We wish you all “Kung Hay Fat Choy” and best wishes for luck and health!