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Just when we thought that the year-end festivities are over, done and dusted, the dragons of Asia swing their heavy heads around and let out a little cough of laughter. Over? It’s only just beginning!
With Spring just around the corner, we are all looking forward to celebrating the Lunar New Year aka Chinese New Year (on 5 February 2019 this year); the symbolic start to the year for many of Chinese descent.
As everyone celebrating will be aware, the Lunar New Year is a time for family, feasting, festivities and frazzled nerves LOL! 😀 Here in Malaysia, it is a time when we open our doors to family and friends to visit and late nights are inevitable.
In fact, on the eve of Chinese New Year (which is the most important day of all) when we have the Reunion Dinner to reunite family members from near and far, we are all encouraged to stay up late to ring in the new year. Yes, even the little ones. Especially the little ones, because it is believed that it will bring longevity to their parents – Chinese are very symbolic, but really, I think it’s just because parents can’t be bothered to tuck their excited little ones in bed 😛
So, with all this going on, you can expect to look a little wan and tired during the coming Chinese New Year festivities – 15 days! – but here’s some tips for you on how to survive this, and look your best while doing so!
Do note that these tips are useful to bear in mind for ALL festivities, not only for Chinese New Year! 😀Continue Reading