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    decorations
  • Ornamentation
  • A thing that serves as an ornament
  • (decorate) award a mark of honor, such as a medal, to; "He was decorated for his services in the military"
  • The process or art of decorating or adorning something
  • (decorate) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
  • (decorate) deck: be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"
    chinese
  • Belonging to or relating to the people forming the dominant ethnic group of China and widely dispersed elsewhere
  • Of or relating to China or its language, culture, or people
  • of or pertaining to China or its peoples or cultures; "Chinese food"
  • any of the Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in China; regarded as dialects of a single language (even though they are mutually unintelligible) because they share an ideographic writing system
  • Taiwanese: of or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language; "the Taiwanese capital is Taipeh"
    theme
  • a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work; "it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme"
  • The subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic
  • provide with a particular theme or motive; "the restaurant often themes its menus"
  • An idea that recurs in or pervades a work of art or literature
  • The first major constituent of a clause, indicating the subject-matter, typically being the subject but optionally other constituents, as in “poor he is not.”
  • subject: the subject matter of a conversation or discussion; "he didn't want to discuss that subject"; "it was a very sensitive topic"; "his letters were always on the theme of love"

Happy Chinese New Year!
Happy Chinese New Year!
February 14, 2010 is Chinese New Year or Spring Festival is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. It is also called "Lunar New Year", because it is based on the lunisolar Chinese calendar. The festival traditionally begins on the first day of the first month (Chinese: ??; pinyin: zheng yue) in the Chinese calendar and ends on the 15th; this day is called Lantern Festival. Chinese New Year's Eve is known as chu xi. It literally means "Year-pass Eve". Chinese New Year is the longest and most important festivity in the Chinese Lunar Calendar. The origin of Chinese New Year is itself centuries old and gains significance because of several myths and traditions. Ancient Chinese New Year is a reflection on how the people behaved and what they believed in the most. Chinese New Year is celebrated in countries and territories with significant Han Chinese populations, such as Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand. Chinese New Year is considered a major holiday for the Chinese and has had influence on the new year celebrations of its geographic neighbors, as well as cultures with whom the Chinese have had extensive interaction. These include Koreans (Seollal), Tibetans and Bhutanese (Losar), Mongolians (Tsagaan Sar), Vietnamese (T?t), and the Japanese before 1873 (Oshogatsu). In countries such as Australia, Canada and the United States, although Chinese New Year is not an official holiday, many ethnic Chinese hold large celebrations and Australia Post, Canada Post, and the US Postal Service issue New Year's themed stamps. Within China, regional customs and traditions concerning the celebration of the Chinese new year vary widely. People will pour out their money to buy presents, decoration, material, food, and clothing. It is also the tradition that every family thoroughly cleans the house to sweep away any ill-fortune in hopes to make way for good incoming luck. Windows and doors will be decorated with red colour paper-cuts and couplets with popular themes of “happiness”, “wealth”, and “longevity”. On the Eve of Chinese New Year, supper is a feast with families. Food will include such items as pigs, ducks, chicken and sweet delicacies. The family will end the night with firecrackers. Early the next morning, children will greet their parents by wishing them a healthy and happy new year, and receive money in red paper envelopes. The Chinese New Year tradition is a great way to reconcile forgetting all grudges, and sincerely wish peace and happiness for everyone. Although the Chinese calendar traditionally does not use continuously numbered years, outside China its years are often numbered from the reign of Huangdi. But at least three different years numbered 1 are now used by various scholars, making the year 2009 "Chinese Year" 4707, 4706, or 4646.[2]
nyonya bowl 1.1
nyonya bowl 1.1
The tree peony (mu tan) symbolises spring time. According to Ho Wing Meng in his book, 'Straits Chinese Porcelain: A Collector's Guide', 'It may be wondered why, of all the varied and innumerable symbols and naturalistic motifs available in traditional Chinese art, the baba-nyonyas chose this narrowly circumscribed theme of decoration for their most treasured porcelain wares. The answer for this is quite simple, once we realise that Straits Chinese porcelain, for as long as anyone can remember, was always intended for wedding ceremonies. Since a pair of phoenixes traditionally symbolised marriage and fertility, and the tree-peony (mu tan) signified Springtime, it was only appropriate that the combination of the phoenix-and-peony design, and their associated symbols, should have been preferred for nyonya wares'.

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