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Last Minute Gift Ideas for Chinese New Year

The year of Fire Rooster or like many are now calling it, the year of chicken is just a few days away. The rooster is said to bring in luxury, beauty, and wealth. If you haven’t been smart in planning and buying gifts in advance for the biggest and the most awaited festival of the year,… Read more »

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Gift Ideas for Friends this Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year is a time for family gatherings. Friends and families get together to celebrate and exchange gifts. Your gifts do not have to be fancy, and food and drink are acceptable gifts as well. New Year Gifts are preferably given in red, yellow and gold colors. When giving a gift at Chinese New Year,… Read more »

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Awesome Chinese New Year Gift Ideas for Kids

New Year is the most awaited festival amongst the kids in Chinese culture. Elders in the family play ‘Santa’ to their kids by giving them gifts and red packets (hongbao) filled with money. The main traditional celebrations of the festival include eating reunion dinner with family, firecrackers, new clothes, and decorations. If you have been invited… Read more »

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What Are The Popular Gifts This Lunar New Year

In the Chinese culture, gift giving plays a key role in not only demonstrating respect to elders and superiors but also in allowing them to show their commitment and enthusiasm toward maintaining close relationships with family and friends. If you plan to observe the Chinese custom of giving gifts to friends, colleagues, and business partners… Read more »

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What NOT to Gift Chinese This Lunar New Year

Celebrating Chinese New Year with your Chinese friends can be great, but, when the cultural gap is large, it can be really easy to give the wrong gift. While gifts are much appreciated, the Chinese culture has certain traditions and etiquettes that must be followed or kept in mind before buying a gift. Avoid this… Read more »