Animated greeting card for the Spring Festival (the chinese New Year) - 2013, the Year of the Snake. The meaning of the chinese characters: 1. 蛇年 is the chinese name for the Year of the Snake. 2. 新年快樂 (xīnnián kuàilè) = Happy New Year! 3. 福 (fú) = good fortune / happiness / luck. 4. 恭喜發財 (gōng xǐ fā cái) = Congratulations and be prosperous.