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Why is the colour red lucky for China?


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Answered 2014-07-28 16:37:39

For Chinese, the color red is considered as a symbol of integrity. Ancient Chinese believe red color can exorcize ghosts and drive away misfortune. So red lanterns, red candles and other red decorations are common on formal occasions. People also write on red paper and then paste it on their doors to express their best wishes on every New Year's Eve. Until the early days of the last century, red is still widely used in Chinese wedding ceremonies. Above all, the color red is part of the Chinese traditional culture.

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