When you give your Chinese New Year speech you may want to talk about it being the year of the Rabbit. The Rabbit is the 4th sign of the Chinese zodiac.
The full list of animals that appear in the Chinese zodiac are Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig.
You determine which animal of the Chinese zodiac you are by the year you were born in. People born in the year of the rabbit are calm and tender people
A good website for information about the Chinese New Year is here with loads of information you can use in a speech.