Chinese zodiac predictions for 2016, Year of the Monkey
2016 is year of the Red Monkey . The Chinese name of 2016 in the Chinese Horoscope calendar is Chinese apply Five Elements (Metal, Water, Wood, Fire and Earth) into the Chinese calendar. is in the Fire group. The color of Fire is connected to Red. is the calendar character corresponding to Monkey. Therefore, 2016 is the Red Fire Monkey year.
China has an entirely different and quite an elaborate zodiac system, consisting of different signs based on animal names. They have the sign not according to the month or the date but according to the year the individual was born in. Just like the English zodiac, they have 12 animals , each animal representing a year.