It’s rabbit season.
This Lunar New Year ushers in the Year of the Rabbit.
The international celebration of Asian culture kicked off this weekend with several weeks of festivities. Events are held at schools, museums, senior centers, restaurants, stores, casinos and libraries.
Traditions include big family dinners, lion dances, parades, martial arts, fireworks and red envelopes with money.
Chinese zodiac follows a 12-year cycle. The rabbit is considered a lucky zodiac animal. Rabbit birth years include 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011 and 2023.
Some famous rabbits are Michael Jordan, Angelina Jolie, Whitney Houston, Albert Einstein, David Beckham, Johnny Depp, Brad Pitt, Kate Winslet and Tiger Woods.
Year of the Tiger was 2022. Next: Year of the Dragon is 2024.