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The Chinese zodiac exists as a reflection of Chinese philosophy and culture. It has been around for many centuries and there are a variety of stories of how the 12 animals ever came to be. But what do you think of when you hear of the Chinese zodiac? Do you just think of superstitions and myths? Well, it's not just that. In this site, we will touch on important subjects such as where the zodiac originated from, what the beliefs are, how it is important to the Chinese culture, and much more. The historical and cultural context will provide a rich and intriguing perspective on Chinese tradition and culture in general.
2007 Gold Award
19 & under
Geography & Travel > Asia > China
Social Sciences & Culture > Cultures > China