Lunar New Year Checkworks

Welcoming Prosperity: The 2024 Lunar New Year and the Year of the Dragon

As we bid farewell to the old and embrace the new, the Lunar New Year of 2024 arrives, marking the beginning of the Year of the Dragon. Falling on January 22nd, 2024, this celebration transcends cultural boundaries, captivating hearts with its rich traditions and symbolic significance.

The Year of the Dragon, a revered creature in Chinese astrology, is believed to bring good fortune, strength, and transformation. Dragons are associated with intelligence, ambition, and resilience, making this lunar year an auspicious time for setting and achieving goals. It is said that those born in the Year of the Dragon possess a charismatic and magnetic personality, destined for success in their endeavors.

In Chinese culture, the Lunar New Year is a time for family reunions, feasts, and the exchange of well-wishes. As the dragon takes center stage, people around the world will welcome the energy of this mythical creature, hoping for a year filled with courage, prosperity, and good luck. But it is also time to start thinking of hóngbāo, those traditional red packets filled with money, that bestow good wishes and luck on the recipients.

Whether you’re participating in the vibrant parades, indulging in festive delicacies, or simply enjoying the company of loved ones, the 2024 Lunar New Year promises a journey into the heart of ancient traditions, connecting us all in the spirit of hope and renewal. May the dragon’s benevolent influence guide us toward a year of endless possibilities and abundant blessings. Happy Lunar New Year!

Lunar New Year Checks

What better way to celebrate hard work and popularity among loved ones and friends than to offer Lunar New Years checks decorated with dragons, cherry blossoms, and lanterns.

These beautifully adorned checks offer a festive alternative to cash that can be kept to remember the person who gave it, and whether you are honoring an elder or bestowing luck on the children in your life, they make it easy to offer the proper sum in lucky increments. Give eight, eighty-eight, or even eight hundred and eighty-eight dollars with the stroke of a pen.

Choosing Checks Over Cash

Lunar New Years checks can be easily deposited via mobile apps so that money is quickly kept safe, and mailing checks is far safer than mailing sums of cash.

So, stack up those red envelopes and start filling them with crisp new Lunar New Years checks. Help those you care about start off a new season with prosperity.

Gift-Giving Etiquette

  • Red is the color of energy, good luck, and happiness. It is traditional to offer hóngbāo in red envelopes.  Avoid using white envelopes, which are used for funerals.
  • Always start by giving a gift to the eldest member of a gathering.
  • When receiving a gift, you should take it with both hands rather than one. This is considered a sign of respect.
  • When you receive a gift, it is traditional to set it aside to be opened later. Offer the giver a New Year’s salutation and save the gift for later when you can open it in private.