Chinese New Year falls on Friday 12th February this year, it is celebrated all around the World.
Here are some fun facts for you….
It’s the biggest migration in the world With over 2 billion people travelling across China to see family and loved ones (that’s nearly a quarter of the human population
A new year start with a new Zodiac animal with its own characteristic traits. There are 12 animals in total, it’s the year of the Ox
Ox’s are Diligent and Dependable with an honest nature. Previous years: 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021.
Lucky colours: White, yellow and green.
Red Envelopes are exchanges during the holiday usually between the older to younger, as a way to send good wishes and prosperity
Certain foods are eaten during Chinese New Year with symbolic meanings;
Fish - An Increase in prosperity
Dumplings & Spring Rolls - Wealth
Tangyan (Sweet Rice Balls) - Family togetherness
Good Fortune Fruit - Fullness & Wealth
Niangao (Glutinous Rice Cake) - A higher income and higher position
Longevity Noodles - Happiness & longevity
Why not head to Good Eating Delivered and order some gyozas today? It might increase your wealth!