New Year Food

The Shopping Day
27th lunar day of 12th Chinese Lunar Month

 

 

On the 27th day of 12th lunar month, parents should talk about what kind of nice and tasty food they want to bring on the table in the Chinese New Year eve. Some New Year food, meat or cakes are required lot of time to cook. Some special food, not every Chinese woman knows how to make them perfectly. Therefore, women have to go to market or special stores to buy the food, poultry, fish, sausage, cakes, Nian-Gao, Tang-Yuan, vegetables, drink and wine for Chinese New Year reunion dinner.

 

Also, they have to prepare candy, fruit, gift, red envelopes for lucky money, Spring Festival couplets, paper cutting art works, potted plant, flower or more home decoration for Chinese New Year holiday.

 

Chinese New Year Day 1; New Year Celebration

Chinese New Year Day 2: Son-in-Law Day

Chinese New Year Day 3: Mice Wedding Day and Red-Dog Day

Chinese New Year Day 4: Welcome the God of Stove Day

Chinese New Year Day 5: God of Wealth Day, Open Business Day

Chinese New Year Day 6: Clear-Water Master Day (God of Pig Day)

Chinese New Year Day 7: The Human Day

Chinese New Year Day 8: The Completion Day

Chinese New Year Day 9: The Birthday of Jade Emperor, King of Heaven

Chinese New Year Day 10: The Eating Day

Chinese New Year Day 11: The Break Day

Chinese New Year Day 12: The Diarrhea Day

Chinese New Year Day 13: The Death Anniversary of General Kuan Yu

Chinese New Year Day 14: The Lantern Decoration Day

Chinese New Year Day 15: The Lantern Festival