Chinese New Year 2021 is around the corner. It will begin on 12 Feb 2021. Every year, there would be full of traditional decoration everywhere in Hong Kong. It is extremely easy to find lantern, Fai Chun (揮春) in an indoor venue. Furthermore, there are flowers and fruits too. Same as Western society, some flowers are with Chinese floriography. They are not merely sight, thought and pretty. Hence, it is believed that decorating the venue with the appropriate flowers and fruits can help you usher in the best luck for the Chinese New Year.
Since the peach fruit represents longevity, the plant is believed to be sacred in past China. Peach blossoms symbolise prosperity and romance. When people are in single and want to fall in love, they will set up some peach blossoms at home. In order to show their status of noble, some might even place the flowers in an expensive vase.
👉Tips from WYND team: If you decided to purchase a peach blossom tree, you might need to aware that the flowers can grow to a large size and need a large size of space to place.
Another recommended flowers for Chinese New Year 2021 are Narcissus. In Chinese, narcissus is also called “sacred lilies”. This flower is believed to bring you wealth and good fortune. Due to the early bloom of narcissus, it has become the symbolic flower of Chinese New Year.
Orchids are considered as luxury and innocence. Moreover, this flower has been a symbol of ‘many children’ for a long history. As the “big family” is an essential family value in the traditional Chinese family, many of the family would buy these beautiful flowers.
This is an extremely common fruit you can find everywhere during Chinese New Year. It is because the Chinese pronounce of “tangerines” (桔) is the same as “luck” (吉). Generally, it would be placed near doorways to ensure everyone who steps into the venue will get good fortune.
👉Tips from WYND team: Traditionally, it will be placed with a red pocket next to children’s pillows. You might give your children blessing by following this tradition.
Facing the COVID-19, there will no flower market this year. In addition, it is very less likely to have a visit or gathering with your family or friends outside this year. Nevertheless, you are recommended to decorate your home to enhance happiness and atmosphere of Chinese New Year.
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