After the flowers have been placed, then comes the fruit. Oranges and tangerines are two very symbolic fruits in the celebration of Chinese New Year. They are symbols for abundant happiness. The color of oranges and tangerines represents gold.
As important is the sharing of meals.
People born in Tiger years -which would include 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998 and those who will be born in the coming year, 2010, are said to have certain traits.
As you might expect, considering what kind of animal the tiger is, tiger people are brave, sometimes a little too impulsive, ambitious and tend to dislike authority. On the positive side, they are loyal, generous and honest. If some of the tiger’s negative traits get the better of them, they can be quick to anger and too quick to act without thinking about the consequences.