2009 –Chinese Year of Ox

( January 26,2009 – February 13, 2010)

Chinese New Year is the longest and most important celebration in the Chinese Calendar. The Chinese year 4707 begins on January 26, 2009, which is also known by its formal name of Yi Chou .The Ox year 2009 will have Yin forms along with the character of the Ox.Ox people are dependable, patient, methodical and calm, hardworking, materialistic as well as an ambitious character.

The previous Ox years have been 1901, 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997 and now 2009 followed by 2021.

Ox Traits              Ox Celebrities

year of Ox-2009
The people born in the Ox year are also trusted to be reliable and logical, people generally turn towards them for suggestions and guidance.

Their honesty and eye for details also helps them to prove their worth both in the workplace as well as in their personal lives.


The Earth element balances many of the negative characteristics of the Ox characteristics. These Oxen are show good judgement, a good characteristic for successful financial dealings. Other people tend to look up to Earth Oxen because of their reliability, sincerity and their modest ambitions. They are willing to tackle the workload when it become overbearing for others and are loyal and compassionate with family and friends.

Ox People like:

Color: Violet

Gems & Stones: Jade, Emerald, Moss–Agate, Lapis–Lazuli

Gifts: Kitchen accessories, gardening and planting books, cookbooks, bonsai trees

Hobbies: Body–Building, Baking, Gardening, Listening to music, Sewing

Dislike: Making small talk, foolish games, feeling insecure