Losar - The Tibetan New Year Jan 21, 2013 This News item expired on Mar 10, 2013. Expired news items remain listed in our News archive, however the information may no longer be accurate. Please do contact the office if you require any clarification. The first day of Losar falls on 11th February 2013. It is the Year of Female Water Snake According to Tibetan astrology animals of the year are thought to dictate personality traits or even to impact world events in any year they rule. They have the ability to shed adversity like the second skin of a snake, and their recuperative powers are legendary. May 2013 be a year when Snake can easily overcome obstacles experienced in 2012 and recover from setbacks, regain strength and restore happiness, health and harmony in the world. Tibet Foundation wishes you a very Happy Losar The Tibet Foundation Office will be closed for Losar on Tuesday 12. February.