Planning to throw New Year bash for all your loved ones? Make your Chinese New Year party the most colorful and happening event by hosting it in best style.
Turn everything look extraordinary on the eve of new beginning by adding personal touch to the menu, invitations, decorations and activities.
Music is very important part of any party. Burn your CD to spill the magic of happiness on the dance floor of Chinese New Year party night. Get the best collection of all the New Year musical numbers. Create a blend of classics and contemporary music to suit with the mood and taste of all your near and dear ones.
Chinese New Year invitations
Its party time! You would be looking forward to the invitations which not only looks elegant but, has personal touch. The best to do this is by getting the invites printed in bright shades with impressive wordings. Make your pick wisely and by choosing traditional Chinese new year invitations. You can opt for red and golden color. Red is considered very auspicious so you can get the base color paper in red with gold colored wordings on it. This would give it a very classy look.
Send the invitations in different way by making paper roll and tie it with satin ribbon. If, you are mailing then add some glitters and confetti with it to surprise your guests. Add a personal touch to the invite by writing New Year quotations with it.
Decorations on Chinese New Year party eve
It is always better to arrange the party in open areas like garden and countryside. Decorations for the New Year party are the most important part. Make the entrance of the party venue very welcoming. Hang traditional decorative pieces like red colored papers and fabric lanterns on either side of the walkways. You can also adorn the walls of the ambience with paper couplets with luck and fortune messages.
Use twinkle light to enjoy the beautiful ambience. You can ornate the trees and plants in the garden with these tiny twinkle lights. At the entrance door hang a banner which reads, “Kung Hei Fat Choy” which means Happy New Year!
Set the party mood by using small pagoda structures. For the more innovative touch you can make decorative floral pots and place them on either side of the front door or stage.
Table Decorations and Menu for Chinese New Year
For the table cover you can use simple white cloth with red frills adorned with Chinatown symbols. Use combination colors for the table decorations but, ensure that you decide upon a theme for it. Red, gold and black decorative items are ideal for the decorations. Balloons are very economical and you can always use them for decorative purpose.
Opt for traditional Chinese table vase for the floral arrangements. ‘Ikebana’ is another very interesting option to decorate the table. Shanghai moon centerpieces are very popular among the traditional New Year celebrations.
For the menu, go for Chinese traditional cuisines. Sea food, salads, noodles and dumplings are some of the very famous Chinese New Year party food items. Special sticky rice cake is the main dish prepared for the party. Fortune cookies are also customary food items prepared for the gatherings.
Hope you enjoy the New Year party night.
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