The Lunar New Year begins Sunday, February 13, and this year will be a Year of the Snake. (Click on that link for all the details about the Year of the Snake.) Has HanBan.com says,
The Snake is the sixth sign of the Chinese Zodiac, which consists of 12 Animal Signs. It is the enigmatic, intuitive, introspective, refined and collected of the Animals Signs. Ancient Chinese wisdom says a Snake in the house is a good omen because it means that your family will not starve.
This is my year, as I was born in another snake year.
Happy New Year! 新年快乐！恭喜发财！