The Year Of The Red Fire Monkey 2016 is a time for business considered as risky, and here the seeds of unplanned success lays. Run with ideas, embrace the inventive, and don’t look back. – Source: on Chinese Horoscope 2016

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2016 is the year of Monkey  (Fire Monkey) starting from February 8, 2016 (called the Lunar Chinese New Year or Chinese Spring Festival) and lasting to January 27, 2017. Monkey ranks ninth position in the Chinese Zodiac. They are cheerful and energetic by nature and usually represent flexibility. People under the sign of the Monkey are wise, intelligent, confident, charismatic, loyal, inventive and have leadership. The weaknesses of the Monkeys are being egotistical, arrogant, crafty, restless and snobbish. – Source: Your Chinese Astrology

Years of the Monkey
Start DateEnd DateAssociated ElementHeavenly Branch
02/06/193201/25/1933Yang WaterRen Shen
01/25/194402/12/1945Yang WoodJia Shen
02/12/195601/30/1957Yang FireBing Shen
01/30/196802/16/1969Yang EarthWu Shen
02/16/198002/04/1981Yang MetalGeng Shen
02/04/199201/22/1993Yang WaterRen Shen
01/22/200402/08/2005Yang WoodJia Shen
02/08/201601/27/2017Yang FireBing Shen
01/26/202802/12/2029Yang EarthWu Shen

Source: Your Chinese Astrology

Time to monkey around. Try new things, experiment and learn fast. Happy New Year!