Chinese New Year is the biggest celebratory event in the Lunar calendar. This big day usually marked with an abundance of all good and lucky things such as the warmth of family and friends, incredible food, fireworks, red envelopes money and all great wishes for the brand new year.
Colours of the season: Red and Gold
A very common sight with any Lunar New Year festivity is the emergence of red and gold in decorations, clothing and accessories.
Year of the Rooster
2017 will be the Year of the Rooster, 12 animals are used to define different years on the Chinese zodiac. People born during years of Rooster (1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017) are thought to be talented, zealous, brave and romantic.
Outfits: Dress in Red
The colour red symbolises fire which is traditionally thought to drive away bad luck and monsters. Many people wear red during Chinese New Year for good luck and fortune. Additionally, people also believe that dragon dances and the loud beats of the drum along with the face of the dragon scare away evil spirits.
Red envelopes with money inside are traditionally given by married couples and elders as gifts to young children during Chinese New Year. It is believed to suppress the evil from the children, and also bring fortune and prosperity to the ones who receiving the envelopes.
Chinese New Year SALE event!
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