Ethnic Technologies Celebrates Year of the Tiger
February 1st, 2022 marked the beginning of The Year of the Tiger, the Asian Lunar New Year, one of the largest and most festive celebrations for the Asian American Community. The Year of the Tiger lasts until January 21, 2023.
Celebrated by Asian American groups including Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean Americans, the Lunar New Year is an event where family and friends come together to wish each other happiness and pay respect to ancestors. The Lunar New Year is represented by a cycle of 12 years, each denoted by a different animal.
This year, the Year of the Tiger, is the first animal in the Chinese horoscope. According to Chinese astrology, people born in the Year of the Tiger (1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022) are brave and thrill-seeking, and often likes the attention of people.
Here are some fun Year of the Tiger Facts:
Year of the Tiger: February 1, 2022 – January 21, 2023
Tiger Years: 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022
Famous People Born in Year of the Tiger: Marilyn Monroe, Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert Pattison, Tom Cruise, Queen Elizabeth II, Steve Irwin, Usain Bolt, Lady Gaga, Kylian Mbappe, Stevie Wonder, Christian Bale, Drake, Victoria Beckham, Bill Murray, Joaquin Phoenix, Evander Holyfield
The Tiger is: brave, competitive, unpredictable, confident
Best Careers for Those Born In the Year of the Tiger: politics, consultant, pharmacist, insurance agent, lawyer, managerial position, entertainment and broadcasting
Next Lunar New Year: Year of the Rabbit, beginning Jan 22, 2023
Some Fun Facts About Lunar New Year:
- The most fireworks are set off in the world that night.
- Many single people will hire fake boy/girlfriends to take home to calm the pesky relatives who breathe down their neck about marriage.
- Dumplings are eaten during this time because they look like money pouches and are said to represent fortune and prosperity in the coming year. Koreans also believe that if you make pretty dumplings, your children will be blessed with good looks as well.
While Lunar Year as a whole is a festive time for many people in Asian culture, every Asian culture, even sub ethnic groups within the same culture have different ways of celebrating this festival. Thus marketers need to avoid a monolithic approach when it comes to reaching Asian consumers. Ethnic Technologies can provide more than 190 different ethnic breakdowns and provide even further breakdown for certain ethnicities. To learn more about our product offerings, please contact: Bryan Lee, Senior Sales Manager, email@example.com