The Legend of Red Envelopes                 

The red envelopes to send “red packets” is a Chinese New Year customs, Chinese favorite red, because red symbolizes vitality, happiness and good luck.

The red packets distributed to minors younger people (according to the Chinese concept of a married person if the adult), is said to bring good luck and I wish them. In red envelopes of money, just to make the children happy, and its main significance is in red paper, because it symbolizes good luck. Therefore, the distribution of Chinese Lucky Money Envelopes open the red envelopes in front of their elders, the practice is impolite.

New Year Spring Festival, to advance their elders prepared Yasui Qian points to the younger people, is said to be Yasui Qian evil Chongming, because “age” and “Chongming” homonym, younger people can safely be Yasui Qian spent a year old. There are two Yasui Qian, a series of Caisheng threads for dragon, placed Chuangjiao, this record is seen at the “Ching-year-old in mind when” the other is the most common, that is, from parents with red paper-wrapped To the children’s money. Yasui Qian in the New Year after the younger people in public Shangji, also on New Year’s Eve when the children fell asleep, to steal from parents on the Discovery children under the pillow.

Now their elders for the younger people Yasui Qian sent to the custom still prevalent, Yasui Jian amount ranging from dozens to hundreds, Yasui Qian many of these children were used to buy books and school supplies, the new fashion for Yasui Qian has added new content .

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