The Chinese New Year begins on February 19th. They will be welcoming the year of the goat AND the sheep. They think either one is fine. People who are Chinese have huge, traditional meals with family. The significance of the food that they eat is that chicken represents a long life, spring rolls look like gold bars, which represents wealth and prosperity, and many other foods represent many different things. It is the year of the goat and sheep, because Chinese people think that either animal is fine. Two prediction made by experts this year is that it will be a great year, and another is that it will be a terrible year.