SPREAD GOOD LUCK WITH THE TRADITIONAL GESTURE OF GIVING
The act of giving during Lunar New Year holidays is about passing on good wishes and luck for the coming year to friends, family, colleagues and clients.
During the 15-day Lunar New Year celebration, gourmet gifts of food & sweet treats are amongst the gifts traditionally given as signs of wealth, happiness and good fortune.
Did you know? Australia is renowned for having the biggest and best Lunar New Year celebrations outside Asia.
LUNAR NEW YEAR SYMBOLS & MEANINGS
HAPPY NEW YEAR
Lunar New Year is Asia’s mportant traditional festival and is celebrated around the world. It is believed that a good start to the year will lead to a lucky year. This Happy New Year symbol is a way of spreading wishes of health happiness and prosperity.
Lanterns are the main focus of attention for New Year celebrations as it symbolises the wish for a bright future. The colours of red and gold are always present in traditional lanterns.
The traditional celebrations of the New Year festival include enjoying food, sharing gifts and spending time together. New Year foods usually symbolise good luck and best wishes. Traditional sweet treats symbolise wishes for a rich and sweet life.
RED & GOLD
Chinese believe that the red colour is a symbol of happiness and gold is a symbol of wealth. These two colours are most prominent during New Year and used in decorations and presents.
THE YEAR OF THE RAT
Year of the Rat
Chinese Zodiac 1st Sign
Characteristics Optimistic + Energetic
Lucky Numbers 2, 3
Unlucky Numbers 5, 9
Lucky Colours Blue, Gold + Green
SPECIAL EDITION RANGE
To celebrate the Year of the Rat in 2020, Bite Size have created a Limited Edition Range to spread wealth, health and happiness to your patrons, guests and business associates.
Our range of artisan treats come in different shapes and sizes to suit your Lunar New Year Celebration, from affordable coffee treats to premium VIP gifts.