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    What Feng Shui Experts Predict for Year of the Monkey
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    Monkey dolls ready to be sold at the New Year flower market in Guangzhou, China,February 4, 2016. Chinese people are preparing for the Spring Festival, the Year of Monkey, which will fall on February 8 according to Chinese calendar.The Chinese Lunar New Year falls on 08 February.

    Chinese around the world will ring in the Year of the Monkey Monday, and with it will come countless questions about what lies in store for the lunar 2016, NBC News reported.

    Enter Chen Shuaifu, a noted feng shui master and longtime chairman of the China Fengshui Association, which has more than 50,000 members.

    Over the years he has given his predictions to NBC News, most notably declaring that marriages and relationships would suffer in 2013 during the "Year of the Widow" and that Russian President Vladimir Putin, born in the Year of the Dragon, would do well in 2015 — the Year of the Sheep.

    For the superstitious in China, the astrological divinations of a local feng shui master can be important guidance in making decisions for the coming year. For many others, the annual predictions are just for fun.