Happy Chinese New Year
Today, in all the islands, the Chinese community celebrates the Fire Monkey!
Yesterday, the monkey natives in Chinese astrology didn’t leave their homes, respecting the custom to protect against evil spirits crossing their thresholds.
From very early in the morning, firecrackers can be heard in all the neighbourhoods to ward off evil spirits.
The party’s started!
The new moon and new Chinese year is also known as the Spring Festival and is traditionally celebrated with the family. It begins a two week period of festivities which end with the Festival of Lanterns.
With this year being under the red Fire Monkey, it’s time for new projects. The Monkey helps us with communication, persuasion, creativity and energy. Great in all areas.
And what does the Year of the Monkey for other Chinese astrological signs ?
Excellent year for: Rats , the Dragons , Monkeys
Positive for years : Goats , hares , the Buffalos
Exciting year for : Cocks , Horses
Complex Year: Tigers , Snakes , Boars , Dogs
About the Vanilla Islands
The Vanilla Islands are a promotional grouping of the Indian Ocean islands of Comoros, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Mayotte, Seychelles and Reunion Island.
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