To-Do List for the Perfect Chinese New Year Celebration in Hong Kong
Published 13 December 2022 at 09:00
Chinese New Year Celebration is the most important event for the citizens of Hong Kong! The city always celebrates it big time and Hong Kong’s Lunar New Year festival has worldwide fame. The holiday mixes trendy activities and ancient customs in such an extraordinary way that during the days of celebration Hong Kong becomes the most attractive place for tourists.
Due to the current situation, some traditional festivities are canceled. However, the quieter way of celebration does not mean that you are doomed to be bored! Everyone can find entertaining, heartwarming, and uplifting activities during CNY!
We’ve rounded up some integral, fun, and diverting activities that will boost your Lunar New Year celebration in Hong Kong!
Chinese New Year is a time for families to be together. During the Chinese New Year, it’s customary to visit the elders and friends and greet one another with lucky sayings to wish each other health, wealth, and good fortune. Before the happy reunion, don't forget to prepare your "Red Envelopes" and gifts!
It's tricky finding a one-of-a-kind gift to express respect and affection, especially when you are trying to get more than one gift for more than one family at the busy end of the year. And if you are not sure what the recipient likes/needs or you’d like to give a practical and abundant gift, you may consider gift hampers because they are for every price range and personality.
Give Gift Boutique offers hundreds of CNY gift hampers with HK delivery service, saving you from searching for impeccable gifts and carrying every one of them personally. The design team especially uses traditional holiday decorations on the hampers to create festivity for the celebration, bringing happiness and good fortune to the household. Also, you can get your customized gift hampers just right for your style and budget.
A fresh and nutritious fruit hamper is the safest choice as the recipient can share it with family and friends during the holiday, and many fruits have lucky meanings in Chinese culture. For example, apples and oranges respectively symbolize safety and fortune. Another ideal option is a food hamper with classic food and wine from the world cause they are perfect for the family reunion dinner on Lunar New Year's Eve!
Apart from gifts, the purchase of flowers and plants is one of the important parts of the Lunar New Year because they hold special significance during the festival.
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Check out our list of camps in Hong Kong as the organizers of many camps went to great lengths and prepared interesting, educative, and fun activities for the CNY holidays.
Your kids can get the most out of free time and learn something new, be it coding, science or acting. And it won’t be another dull lesson! For example, in the online science camp kids will have a chance to make a foam dragon or make DIY mini-vacuum cleaners! Sounds like fun, heh?
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Cook Family Reunion Dinner Together
Chinese New Year is the time when families gather to celebrate the holiday and spend some time together. And the preparation for the hearty celebration can be a fun and bonding pastime! Try to cook some traditional dishes together! And you can involve kids in the process too! Thus, making enough dumplings to feed the whole family can be a hard and time-consuming task when you make them on your own. And this very process can be so easy, fun, and entertaining when everyone takes part in it! This is not just a simple cooking process now; you’re making new memories!
And, of course, remember the symbolic meaning of the dishes as it seems that everything in the celebration of CNY has a symbolic significance! So, do not forget to serve:
• A whole fish for prosperity
• Dumplings and spring rolls for wealth
• Sweet rice balls for family togetherness
• Longevity noodles for health and happiness
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Order CNY Food Delivery
If you do not want to waste time on cooking and want to spend more time with your family, there is no need to worry! Here take-outs from restaurants come to the rescue! You can order tasty, fresh, and top-quality dishes made by professional chefs and they will be delivered to you in no time.
Also, some of the traditional dishes require so much time, ingredients, effort and culinary skills that skipping the cooking part will be the soundest solution in your celebration. So, move on to the most interesting part: eating and enjoying delicious food!Find Out More