20+ Chinese New Year Decorations Upside Down Pics. Homes, stores, and streets are hung with traditional lanterns, poems and other traditional decorations. Every year, the horrendous monster 年 (nián) would terrorize villages.
Chinese new year decorations on homes in hong kong. Chinese lanterns are an integral part of new year's decorations. Chinese new year—you hear it coming even before you see it.
The most common character used as chinese new year decoration is fu (福) as it represents fortune.
Chinese new year brings on all sorts of traditional, festive, and colorful decorations. The type of lantern used in chinese new year is usually decorated with a red paper shell. Have derived from an innocent mistake when a family attached their 'foo' upside down as a mistake. Interestingly, people always choose to paste it upside down on the door or window because the inversion in chinese called dao has the same pronunciation with the 'coming' in.