The year of the rooster: Chinese New Year designs and flyer templates

Happy Chinese New Year! 2017 is the year of the rooster. Here are a few of our favorite designs and graphics for Chinese New Year, and some fun facts about the holiday.

The year of the rooster: Chinese New Year designs and flyer templates

Chinese New Year designs on ThemeKeeper Elements

All available with a subscription to Elements, , along with 10,000+ other items. 

The year of the rooster: Chinese New Year designs and flyer templates

Even though the Chinese New Year is celebrated in winter, it’s traditionally called the ‘Spring Festival‘.

The year of the rooster: Chinese New Year designs and flyer templates

A Chinese calendar is lunisolar, meaning that it uses both the moon and solar cycle.

The year of the rooster: Chinese New Year designs and flyer templates

The Chinese New Year is the longest celebration on the Chinese New Year calendar, generally lasting around 15 days.

The year of the rooster: Chinese New Year designs and flyer templates

The color red is a symbol of good fortune and wealth, which is why it’s featured so prominently in these designs.

The year of the rooster: Chinese New Year designs and flyer templates

The end of the Chinese New Year is traditionally celebrated with a lantern festival and a dragon dance.

The year of the rooster: Chinese New Year designs and flyer templates

2017 is a fire rooster year! This happens once every 60 years.

Other designs, flyer templates, and patterns

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Chinese New Year Flyer – $8

The year of the rooster: Chinese New Year designs and flyer templates

According to Chinese astrology, Roosters – people born in certain years like 1969, 1981, 1993, and 2005 – will have bad luck in 2017.

Chinese New Year 2017 – $8

The year of the rooster: Chinese New Year designs and flyer templates

During the Chinese New Year, streets, homes, and buildings are decorated with red.

Chinese New Year Celebration – $7

The year of the rooster: Chinese New Year designs and flyer templates

The year of the Rooster begins on January 28, 2017 and lasts until February 15, 2018.

Chinese New Year Flyer – $7

The year of the rooster: Chinese New Year designs and flyer templates

This year, a giant rooster sculpture resembling U.S. President-elect Trump was installed in a shopping mall in Northern China.

CHINESE NEW YEAR CARD – $6

The year of the rooster: Chinese New Year designs and flyer templates

Children receive red envelopes with cash and gifts for the Chinese New Year.

Chinese New Year – $8

The year of the rooster: Chinese New Year designs and flyer templates

The 12 animals of the Chinese New Years are rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep (ram/goat), monkey, rooster, dog, and pig.

Modern Chinese New Year Flyer – $7

The year of the rooster: Chinese New Year designs and flyer templates

Fire roosters are ‘trustworthy‘ and focused on being responsible at work.

Chinese New Year Party Flyer – $8

The year of the rooster: Chinese New Year designs and flyer templates

This year has two “Spring starts“.

Rooster Character for Chinese New Year – $6

The year of the rooster: Chinese New Year designs and flyer templates

Lucky foods, such as fish and dumplings, are eaten to celebrate and bring good luck in the New Year.

Chinese New Year Rooster Greeting Card Design – $6

The year of the rooster: Chinese New Year designs and flyer templates

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