Chinese New Year Greetings of 2022 – Year of Tiger

Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, is just around the corner.
Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year 2022 will fall on Tuesday, February 1st, 2022, starting a year of the Tiger.
Celebrations of Chinese New Year traditionally last for 16 days, starting from Chinese New Year’s Eve to the Lantern Festival. In 2022, that is from January 31st to February 15th.
Apart from lucky dishes, fruits and flowers are important parts of the Chinese New Year. Flowers and fruits hold special significance during Chinese New Year. Here we’ve rounded up the top lucky flowers and plants that are most often gifted and used as decorations at Chinese New Year.

Lucky Bamboo — Strength

The lucky bamboo is the Chinese symbol for strength. It is usually bent, twisted and twirled into various shapes. The plant is decorated with red ribbons and lucky ornaments.

Orchids – Fertility and Abundance

During Chinese New Year, any flower market or shop will have abundant bouquets, pots, and arrangements of Orchids – the variety and colors are limitless.

Orchids are delicate, beautiful, and elegant flowers in China, they have long been considered to be symbolic of ‘many children’ or fertility and abundance. Orchids also signify refinement, luxury, and innocence. These flowers make for valuable gifts in this season.

Flamingo Lily — Prosperity

Red or pink flamingo lilies are welcomed by people for Chinese New Year. It is considered an auspicious flower and symbolizes prosperity. With blossoms shaped like little hearts, these flowers are perfect for Valentine’s Day too.

Chinese people greet one another with lucky sayings and phrases to wish each other health, wealth, and good fortune when they meet during the Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year) period. These happy Chinese New Year messages, well wishes, and quotes will enable you to share the joy and love, either spoken or written, during the festive period.

Here are the most popular Chinese New Year greetings and wishes :

1.Happy Chinese New Year (popular way) is usually the first thing that’s said when Chinese people greet one another during Chinese New Year. It replaces the normal greeting “nǐ hǎo”.
2.Happiness and prosperity

As 2022 will be a year of the Tiger, it will be popular to greet people with new year lucky phrases including hu (tiger). Here are the most popular greetings for the year of the Tiger.
1.Wishing you luck in the year of the Tiger!
2.Wishing you fullness of the vigor and vitality of the tiger.
3.’Dragon soaring and Tiger leaping’ (Wish you prosperous and thriving in new year)
4.Wishing you’re like a tiger with wings (i.e. doubly strong)!
5.Wishing you a prosperous year of the Tiger!
6.Wishing you the drive of the Dragon and the vigor of the Tiger!

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