Friday, 2 March 2018

Chap Goh Mei

On the fifteenth day of Chinese New Year, technically the final day of the festival, is a day known as Chap Goh Mei. In the Hokkien dialect, Chap Goh Mei simply means "the 15th night of Chinese New Year". Aside from being tagged as the last day, Chap Goh Mei is also known as the Chinese Valentine's Day. On a celebratory point of view, this night sees the gathering of family members as they sit down to a meal together. Offerings and prayers are also held on a grand scale on this particular night.

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Yes, today is the 15th day on the Lunar calendar and it is the last day of the festive Chinese New Year! How time flies when we are enjoying our festivities! Huat ah!!!
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Happy Chap Goh Mei! May your year of the dog be filled with abundance of happiness and wealth!

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