Chinese New Year Gift Ideas

Year of Dragon

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Holding the fifth rank in the cycle, year of dragon follows the rabbit and comes after a regular interval of twelve years. The Chinese New Year doesn’t fall on any particular date; hence it is necessary to go through the calendar so as to come up with the accurate date on which the year of the dragon actually falls.

People grouped under the dragon years or more simply people born in the year of the dragon exhibit characteristics like-

  • Enterprising
  • Innovative
  • Self-assured
  • Flexible
  • Passionate
  • Brave
  • Unanticipated
  • Scrutinizing
  • Generous
  • Charismatic
  • Free spirited
  • Smart and witty
  • Original 

However, they possess a couple of negative characteristics as well.

For instance, they crave for attention and are egoistical by nature. They aren’t modest and have a bossy temperament. Their general tendency is to dominate others. They detest solicit advice and may be insensitive and tactless to their partners.


Dragons are blessed with good health. The only thing that bothers them is stressful situations. At work, dragons are pretty imaginative and prefer taking a radical approach towards their work.


Dragons share similar kind of objectives as well as goals in life. The best suited occupations on their part are as follows-

  • Inventors
  • Computer analysts
  • Campaigners
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Philosophers
  • Lawyers
  • Brokers
  • Advertising agents
  • Psychoanalysts
  • Salepeople
  • PR People
  • Managers
  • Officers in the armed forces
  • Politicians

As dragons are born under the same animal symbol, they often share similar likes and dislikes. Some of the likes and dislikes are as follows-


Preferred color: Greenish-Blue

Gems and Stones: Sapphire, Opal, Amber

Preferred Gifts: Tarot cards, mirror, camera, a family crest, cell phone

Pastimes and Hobbies: Computer programming, fossil hunting, public speaking, astrology


  •   Taking orders
  •    Lethargic people
  •    discounted ideas
  •    redundant bureaucracy