Traditions, such as the prosperity toss, abound in Chinese culture at Lunar New year, but not everyone is au fait with all of them. Photo: Getty Images
Traditions, such as the prosperity toss, abound in Chinese culture at Lunar New year, but not everyone is au fait with all of them. Photo: Getty Images
David Vetter
Opinion

Opinion

David Vetter

Is it time to break with Lunar New Year traditions? Not if you want to have a prosperous Year of the Ox, according to Lung Siu-kwan – and after 2020, who can blame us for trying?

  • It’s a great time of year to buy a new pair of Armani trousers, but definitely not to gift a Rolex or a set of luxury steak knives
  • LNY customs can get complicated and those that didn’t grow up surrounded by them can struggle at this time of year

Traditions, such as the prosperity toss, abound in Chinese culture at Lunar New year, but not everyone is au fait with all of them. Photo: Getty Images
Traditions, such as the prosperity toss, abound in Chinese culture at Lunar New year, but not everyone is au fait with all of them. Photo: Getty Images
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