According to the Chinese calendar, the year 2017 is the year of the Fire Rooster. Every 12 years there is a Rooster year, beginning at Chinese New Year. A year of the Rooster always comes after a Monkey year and before a Dog year.
Years of the Rooster include 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, and 2029.
The pupils were told about about the Rooster year and they could watch the second grade performance.