Chinese New Year historically has been the biggest holiday within the lunar calendar, a calendar aimed at managing the planting and harvest season.   Lunar New Year was the longest rest period from work on the farm, resulting in large family gatherings, a tradition that still endures today.

spring festival couplets

Character Meaning: Spring and Fortune

春聯(春联Chūnlián), otherwise known as Spring Festival Couplets, are posted on doors and walls with auspicious messages to ring in the new year.  These banners are red and imprinted with either black or gold characters.

Character meaning: Auspicious and Best Wishes

 

Character meaning: Peace

Calligraphy styles: Standard

Best Wishes this Lunar New Year!