Decorate Your Door This Chinese New Year

Hey everyone! It’s February of 2019, and that means the Chinese New Year (also called the Spring Festival) is here again, this year being the Year of the Pig.

Every year I make a point of putting up my Chinese New Year decorations to ring in the New Year. As I work in China, I only see my family in the USA when I travel home during the Spring Festival break, and putting up the decorations helps me remember the importance of family and how important it is to cherish the time we have together.

I’d also like to share this Chinese New Year cheer with all of you, so I’ve put together a short video with a few pointers on how to buy and put up some simple yet important decorations for the Chinese New Year. I hope you enjoy watching it and feel inspired to put up decorations of your own!

If you’re interested in checking out some other content on the Chinese New Year or about Chinese traditions and the New Year, I’ll list a few links below:

  1. Chinese New Year Unboxing (2018)
  2. Important Symbols of the Chinese New Year
  3. Sending Red Envelopes on WeChat
  4. Surviving the Holidays in China

Here’s wishing you all a Happy Chinese New Year and Best Wishes to all of you in the Year of the Pig!

Thanks for reading!

Do you have any additional questions about traditional holiday decorations in China? Do you have any personal experiences you would like to share? Please feel free to post your thoughts in the comments section. You can also send a send a message directly to the author on social media.

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Published by Sean Upton-McLaughlin

Sean is a business and communications professional based out of Shenzhen, China. He has worked for Chinese companies for the majority of his career, including well-known smartphone and technology firms. Through his mastery of the Chinese language and culture, as well as his empathy and understanding towards the Chinese point of view, he advises Chinese companies on successfully going global.

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