2024: YEAR OF THE WOOD DRAGON

2024: YEAR OF THE WOOD DRAGON

On February 10th, The Year of the Rabbit will come to an end, and the Year of the Dragon will begin. We can expect a change of pace as we say goodbye to the milder Rabbit and hello to the powerful Dragon. 


2024 IS THE YEAR OF THE WOOD DRAGON

Starting February 10th, 2024 and lasting until January 29th, 2025, the year of the Wood Dragon 2024 brings a year of opportunities, changes and challenges.

The Dragon is the fifth animal of the 12 zodiac animals. 
Those celebrating their Dragon zodiac birth year are in luck since the Dragon is the luckiest zodiac sign.‚Äč
The Wood Dragon promises to usher in good fortune, action and expansion.
A little boldness and compassion this year can go a long way.  


 
 

 

 
 


ELEMENTS AND DATES FOR DRAGON YEARS

Your Zodiac animal is only one piece of the puzzle.
There are five elements - wood, fire, earth, gold and water that have an influence on your astrological predictions at any given time, day, or year. 
This cycle completes every 60 years before starting over, so two Dragon years of a certain element will occur 60 years apart.

It is theorized that a person’s characteristics are decided by their birth year’s zodiac animal sign and element. This means there are five types of Dragons, each with different characteristics:
 
 

 


ARE  YOU A DRAGON?
WHICH TYPE OF DRAGON ARE YOU?

Dragon Years      Date                                       Element 
 
2024     10 Feb 2024 - 28 Jan 2025            Wood Dragon 
 
2012     23 Jan 2012 - 9 Feb 2013              Water Dragon 
 
2000     5 Feb 2000 - 23 Jan 2001              Gold Dragon 
 
1988     17 Feb 1988 - 5 Feb 1989             Earth Dragon 
 
1976     31 Jan 1976 - 17 Feb 1977            Fire Dragon 
 
1964     13 Feb 1964 - 1 Feb 1965             Wood Dragon 
 
1952     27 Jan 1952 - 13 Feb 1953            Water Dragon 
 
1940     8 Feb 1940 - 26 Jan 1941              Gold Dragon 


 


LUCKY ITEMS FOR THE DRAGON

  • Lucky numbers: 1, 6, and 7
  • Lucky days: the 1st and the 16th of every Chinese lunar calendar month
  • Lucky colors: 
    • Gold 
    • Silver 
    • Grayish White
  • Lucky flowers: bleeding-heart glory bower, dragon flowers
  • Lucky direction: east, north, south
  • Lucky months: the 3rd, 4th, and 7th lunar months. 

 


UNLUCKY ITEMS FOR THE DRAGON:

  • Unlucky numbers: 3 and 8 
  • Unlucky colors: blue and green
  • Unlucky direction: northwest
  • Unlucky months: 5th, and 6th Chinese lunar months

HOW DRAGONS CAN BE LUCKIER:

Wear red underwear and clothes.
Wear red bracelets and socks. 


 
 

 
 

 


TRAITS OF THE DRAGON  

People born in the year of the Dragon are believed to be ambitious, resourceful, and honest.

Wood Dragon – Introverted, talented, eager for knowledge, and good with reasoning.  
 
Fire Dragon – Generous and gentle, good sense of humor, and superior wisdom. 
 
Earth Dragon – Natural leaders, resourceful, and intelligent.  
 
Gold Dragon – Frank, kind, respectful, and easy to get along with. 
 
Water Dragon – Positive with great ambitions, level-headed, and responsible.