Home Luxury Shopping Happy Chinese New Year Of The Rat 2008 Happy Chinese New Year Of The Rat 2008Luxury Shopping·27 February 2008·1 min read·0 year of the rat Anyone out there interested in Chinese superstition? Well, I am sure you know that the number 8 is a lucky number in the Chinese culture. As in Chinese, it sounds like the word prosperity. The summer Olympics in Beijing this year will be on the 8th August 2008 and will start at 8 pm. This date 08.08.08 happens to be on a Friday so am sure will become a popular wedding date, being number 8 is such a lucky number. So if you want that date, you better get booking! Check out 983 wedding.com for more great ideas for modern Chinese designs. Happy New Year to the year of the Rat.