Chinese New Year Party
Posted: 26-01-2016 15:29
Chinese New Year is on 8th February and this year is the Year Of The Monkey. There are many ways to celebrate Chinese New Year whether at home with family or friends or in a restaurant or maybe having a Chinese New Year Themed Party. We have been looking at ways to celebrate including customs and traditional Chinese New Year Decorations such as Chinese Bunting, Chinese Lanterns and Oriental Cutouts. we have loads for you to choose to create the perfect atmosphere for your party. We would also love to hear from you as to how you will enjoying Chinese New Year.
Chinese New Year falls on 8th February and is the Year of the Monkey, this is the ninth animal in the cycle. Chinese New Year is also known as Spring Festival and each year is determined by one of twelve animals. This is a public holiday for the Chinese giving them seven days off from Chinese New Years Eve to the sixth day after Chinese New Years Day. The main days are New Years Eve and New Years Day. Shops, restaurants and businesses close although some supermarkets stay open with early closing. The night before New Year families have reunion dinners and clean their homes to sweep away bad luck. Chinese Decorations mainly in red are put on doors and windows. There is also entertainment which includes acrobatics, dance and music. Watching customary Lion Dances also takes place as well as ringing bells and the lighting of firecrackers.
It is still not too late to order Chinese New Year party products, so check out our choice of Chinese New Year party supplies to find all you are looking for.
How are you celebrating Chinese New Year? We would love to hear from you.