Chinese New Year Dragon theme is a free Windows 7 theme to celebrate 2012 New Year. This theme features great examples of new imperial and ancient dragon rendered in stone, bronze and wood. According to Chinese calendar, the 1st day of the 2012 Chinese New Year is on January 23, 2012. You may find the download link at the bottom of this post. While you can jump straight to the link, here’s some information about 2012 Chinese New Year to feast our mind.
2012 is the year of Dragon or more precisely is a Water Dragon or Black Dragon year. This is derived from the Stem Branch Calendar that consists of Five Elements (Metal, Wood, Water, Earth and Fire). The Stem-Branch is the system that determines the count of the days, months & years. Basically there are 10 stems & 12 branches in the Stem Branch system. Stems are called according to 5-elements and the Yin-Yang whilst branches use animal names.