Chinese New Year 2008 Shopping Spree (Part 1)-Chinese Decorations
Time passes fast. Two more weeks it will be Chinese New Year. Everyone busy shopping for Chinese New Year. And the favourite place must be Chinatown. Chinatown is filled with a sea of red. Everywhere you looked, it will be probably be red.
Shops selling chinese new year decorations. There are many shops like the above selling the same stuff.
The above would look familar to most, they are "chun lian" or couplets. You can see the description in my earlier post .
Some are accessories meant for "ang pow" lanterns. Many Chinese households in Singapore make their own "ang pow" lanterns during Chinese New Year. I will describe this in another post. (See above and below photos) Accessories for "ang pow" lanterns.