Whenever the New Year for the Chinese rolls around, you can be sure that they will celebrate it in the best possible way. One of the ways that they do this is by having a Chinese New Year Party. At a Chinese New Year party you will be welcoming in the Chinese New Year by celebrating with friends and family at a chosen destination for the party. There will be loads of Chinese New Year food to keep everyone happy and you can be sure of having lots of fun at a Chinese New Year party.
At a Chinese New Year Party there will be lots of fun and games for all the guests that attend the Chinese New Year party, and there will be lots of the colour red. There will be red on the door of the party's destination. Also there is a rule for the guests, which is that if it is your year on the Chinese animal calendar, then you must wear either red socks or red underwear. Red is the colour that everyone seems to wear during the build up to the Chinese New Year, it seems to be their lucky colour when the New Year is approaching.
There is one thing that everyone associates with the Chinese and that is Chinese food. Everyone loves to eat Chinese food and at a Chinese party you can eat a lot of Chinese New Year food. You can eat a lot of your favourite Chinese food all night. Well for those curious about dog this is not the night to have it. The Chinese new year party is filled with special Chinese meals that fill the table. The are lanterns all over the streets and since red is the colour of good luck this will be seen as well. The Chinese new year party is a really important celebration for the Chinese.
That is why they go all out. In the major cities like Shanghai you will be amazed at the wonderful smells of the Chinese new year party celebrations and the Chinese new year food. The thing that makes it wonderful is that one is not actually quite sure when the Chinese new party will be as it is not clear when the Chinese new year falls. But it does guarantee to be a spectacular event. That is why most Chinese seem to partake in the event even if they are not in China. One will see the red paper with the black ink symbols posted on the Chinese doors to symbolize the coming or the celebration of the new year. This is a wonderful time to try the special Chinese new year party food that is only made on this special day.
The Chinese new year depending on what the symbol of that specific year means good luck to those born in that year. It is therefore crucial that you wear red to improve your chances of luck. It seems that most Chinese still hold strong to this tradition. That is admirable as it seems to keep them sane when they are in foreign countries. It is also wonderful thing to have culture as it is the cornerstone of communication. Most of the Chinese in foreign countries keep to each other, but it takes some understanding and genuine kindness to actually break into the circle. And once you have you can enjoy the wonders that the Chinese culture has to offer. There is such depth and such compassion in the Chinese culture. There is also so much loyalty amongst the friendships established. What more could you ask for than to be in the crowd that everyone seems to so easily ignore?