BlackBerry users looking for great applications they can download on their handsets in time of Chinese New Year may fire up BlackBerry App World and see if the apps below would fit in.

First up is the Chinese Zodiac, a Chinese astrology and horoscope application that converts your western birth date to Chinese lunar birth date and finds out your animal sign, giving you a detailed report that includes your health, career, relationships and lucky numbers! This app costs USD 2.99 and can be downloaded from BlackBerry App World via this link.

Next is XE Currency. Convert more than 180 currencies on-the-go with the XE Currency converter for your BlackBerry smartphone! With live up-to-the-minute rates, this currency calculator is simple, powerful, and best of all, FREE! XE Currency is free and can be downloaded from BlackBerry App World as well.

Next is the Chinese Checkers, a popular family board game that can be played by two to six people. The objective of the game is to place one’s pieces in the corner opposite their starting position of a pitted hexagram by single moves or jumps over other pieces. This app costs USD 2.99 and can also be downloaded from BlackBerry App World.

And lastly, specifically for BB PlayBook users is Mahjong. Mahjong is a classic Chinese tile game usually played by 4 players. This is the solitaire version where you try to match pairs of unblocked tiles while you attempt to clear the board. Mahjong has several different tiles sets to choose from, including celtic, hieroglyphics, flags and playing cards. This app is free and is available for download via this link.

So that’s it! If you guys have BlackBerry apps in mind that I missed and you think are also perfect match for this year’s Chinese New Year celebration – do hit the comment section below so we can check it out!