How to Prepare 2008 Chinese New Year Party
Coming Chinese New Year Days
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The 2008 Chinese New Year Day is on February 7, 2008, which is on Thursday.
A party always needs food and decoration. The food should be the traditional food for Chinese New Year eve. The decoration should be the arrangement for Chinese New Year day.
Chinese New Year Background
Greeting and Invitation Card
There are many varieties of Chinese New Year greeting card sites. So find a nice card you like for your party.
One easy decoration is to use red ribbon to wrap around the branches of the indoor plants.
Also, buy some Chinese lucky characters (paper or plastic) and paste them upside down.
Where to find them? Chinese supermarkets, Chinese book stores or Chinese gift shops.
Where to find them? Chinese restaurant, Chinese supermarkets or ask Chinese friends to prepare some.
The party won't be successful without any music. Download Chinese New Year music MP3 and burn them into CD. Repeatedly play them during the party.
Chinese New Year Music (MP3)
A big party needs to prepare some entertainment.
Movie: Iron Monkey (Dubbed in English PG13) - A movie with many Chinese Culture, Humor and Excellent Fight Choreography. Don't buy a wrong version!
Play Mah-Jong game without gambling - Ask Chinese friends how to play. To find the game ($30) from Chinese supermarket, book store or shop from Internet.
Candy and Red Envelopes
Chinese New Year Party must prepare lucky money in red envelopes for children. Actually adults like red envelopes, too.
Where to find them? Chinese supermarkets and Chinese book stores about one month before Chinese New Year