Hong Kong Chinese New Year
In anticipation of Chinese New Year, Hong Kong Flower Markets are buzzing with a frenzy of activity
in the weeks leading to this most loved event as households prepare decorations as well as gifts for their loved ones.
A visit to the Hong Kong Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of the
One of the most popular Chinese New Year Flower Markets is held in Victoria Park in Causeway Bay annually
starting a couple of weeks before the New Year and running up until New Year's Day.
Through the years the offerings have extended beyond flowers and plants and decorations.
Nowadays you can find just about anything in this market and is one of the most popular ones with the locals, so be
prepared for the wall-to-wall crowds, specially at night.
For 2014, the flower markets which traditionally have ended at midnight on New Year's eve, will be open throughout the
early hours of New Year's day until 6:00 a.m. January 31, 2014.
Chinese New Year "Lucky Plants"
Much as the Christmas Tree in the western world, these are some of the most popular plants that hold
a special meaning for the Chinese during the New Year celebrations and are in great demand during the season at all the
flower markets in Hong Kong.
The Kumquat plant or mandarin oranges, is a symbol of good fortune and prosperity. A must for each household.
The lucky stems of the bamboo are used frequently in fengshui, Chinese love them for their auspicious qualities for a happy home.
The long stalks with multiple blooms are a favourite and often decorated with gold and red ornaments, the lucky colors.
Enjoy the festivities and celebrations of this amazing time that is Chinese New Year in Hong Kong!
Gung Hay Fat Choy!
Hong Kong Lunar New Year Celebrations 2014!...
Chinese New Year Parade - January 31, 2014 8:00 p.m.
Chinese New Year Fireworks - February 1, 2014 8:00 p.m.
Chinese New Year Flower Markets - Victoria Park - January 25 - 31, 2014
Chinese Dragon and Lion Dances - From Chinese New Year's Day January 31, 2014 onwards
Lunar New Year Lantern Displays - January 23 - March 2, 2014
Hong Kong Well-Wishing Festival - January 31 - February 14, 2014
Chinese New Year Race Day (Horse Racing)
- February 2, 2014 - noon to 6pm
Lunar New Year Lantern Carnival
- February 14, 2014
Chinese New Year at Disneyland Hong Kong - January 23 - February 16, 2014
Ocean Park Blossoming Lunar Fiesta - January 31 - February 16, 2014
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