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Chinese New Year Gifts

The Chinese New Year or the spring festival of China, stretching up to the Lantern Festival, is the biggest and most important festival and holiday of the Chinese calendar. There are a great many things of enduring significance; one of these is the exchange of New Year Gifts in between the people of China, or among the Chinese people living in every part of the world. The chinese new year gifts serve to enhance the pleasure of the memorable festival of the year. There are gifts for everyone starting from child and children to teens and youngsters, and the elders and older people. The Chinese culture and traditional rituals for celebrating the New Year is also very impressive to the people of world over. Hong Bao is a widely famous and hugely popular traditional custom around the occasion of Chinese New Year. This custom is of granting ‘Lucky Money’ to youngers and children, and also to the newly married couples, in red envelopes.

A variety of fruits, flowers, and blooming plants are the most famous and popular chinese new year gifts among people of all ages and status. Again, the lavish and delicious chinese new year gift baskets containing fruits, chocolates, cakes, biscuits, few small gifts, and candies, are certainly very gratifying and unforgettable for a long time. Below are given some great chinese new year gifts ideas, and the prevailing and popular tends of chinese new year gifts 2013.

Chinese New Year Gifts Ideas

Give the gifts which impresses the recipients most or for a longer period of time. Depending upon the nature, tastes, and outlooks of the recipients, make selection of the traditional, conventional, contemporary, or modern New Year gifts.

  • Bamboo Plants - The bamboo plant is one of the most auspicious Chinese new year traditional gifts. This plant, popularly called the money plant, implies great endurance to adverse circumstances, happiness, and prosperity.
  • Pineapple - Pineapple (ong lai) is another lucky and popular item among the chinese new year traditional gifts. Chinese believe that pineapple invites good luck, wealth, and prosperity.
  • Peach (tao) Blossoms - These are well-liked Chinese new year gifts among the young people and lovers. Peach blossoms are considered as the symbol of sweet relationship, good luck, and affluence.

Chinese New Year Gifts For Kids

For kids the spring festival is a magical and fabulous spell of exotic gifts, great fun and entertainment, and cheerful days filled in up by festive celebrations. The following are some of the most elegant Chinese new year gifts 2013 for kids and teens:

  • Cookie Box with New Year messages engraved
  • Fruits
  • Chocolates, Cakes, Candies, Biscuits, etc.
  • Wooden Chop Sticks
  • Bamboo Hats
  • Cane Umbrellas
  • Fans
  • T-Shirts or other beautiful Dresses
  • Dragon Heads
  • Treat Bags or chinese new year gift baskets
  • Charm Bracelets
  • Red Chinese Lantern