Chinese New Year is one of the most well-known and important festivals that is celebrated by all Chinese communities in every part of the world. Popularly celebrated in Malaysia in the month of February year, Chinese New Year is the day where families get together for a reunion dinner, offer prayers to their fore fathers and treat one another with varieties of delicacies and drinks.
Not only that, children, youngsters and unmarried couples will also be given Ang Pows – a red packet that is filled with a certain amount of money. There will also be lion dance and fire crackers will be lit up to bring the excitement of the festivities, which is also a part of the tradition.
In Malaysia, 2 public holidays will be given and it would usually be sufficient enough to do some shopping and celebrating this joyous occasion with family and friends. So if you are holidaying in any parts of the world specially Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China, Taiwan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Chinatowns and definitely Malaysia – don’t miss the chance of viewing the excitement and color of redness all around you!
So travel to Malaysia now to experience this festival of prosperity!