8 Ways to Celebrate

Spend time with family

Spend time with family

Eat lucky foods

Eat lucky foods

Consult the zodiac

Consult the zodiac

Give red envelopes

Give red envelops

Welcome good fortune

Welcome to good fortune

Experience a dragon dance

Experience the dragon dance

Wear red

Wear red dress

Make a new year wish

Make a new year wish

spend time with family

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Gather your family and friends for a feast to welcome the New Year. Chinese New Year is all about togetherness.

Consult the zodiac

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Give Red Envelopes

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Gift your loved ones red envelopes (or hong bao in Mandarin) with a monetary gift tucked inside as a symbol of good luck in the New Year.

Welcome Good Fortune

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Hang a “Fu” symbol upside down on your front door to say: “Good fortune has arrived.”

Good fortune has arrived

Experience a Dragon Dance

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See dancers in elaborate and colorful costumes scare away evil spirits and welcome in the New Year.

Wear Red

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Don this lucky color to drive away bad luck and evil spirits.

Make a New Year Wish

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Share a wish in honor of the Lantern Festival, which occurs on the final day of the Chinese New Year celebration.

MAKE A WISH

Eat lucky food

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Did you know?

Food Symbolism Game

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Match these traditional dishes with their symbolic meaning.
Drag and drop the meaning to the corresponding dish.
Did you know?
Happiness
Long Life
Togetherness
Wealth
Firecracker Chicken Breast
 
Chow Mein
 
Honey Walnut Shrimp
 
Egg rolls