Prelude to Chinese New Year

Guess everyone is looking forward to Chinese New Year, a two day break in February! According to the Chinese calendar, 2008 is the year of the RAT(Earth) and that explain all the RAT decoration seen around town.

new year decors for the home and office

what about some for your kids!

In the past, Chinese used to paste these “written text” on two sides of their door. The couplets (春联) bears special meaning, usually meant to bring luck and prosperity to the family.

even the red packets are customized!

some shops in Chinatown go all out to attract tourists and customers!


One Response to “Prelude to Chinese New Year”

  1. Robert A Vollrath Says:

    For a dog you take some beautiful pictures.

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