As a symbol of good luck, longevity and happiness in Chinese culture, the color of red can be seen everywhere during SpringFestive and other festive/ joyous occasions. Cash is usually put in red envelopes as gifts for relatives and close/intimate friends. Also, red is much-welcomed / fashionable in China because of its association with Chinese revolutions and the Communist Party. However, red does not always represent / equal to good luck and joy. Red was previously used to write the names of the deceased so it is seen as an offence to write Chinese people’s names in red ink.
With the Reform and Opening-up of China, a great many young people nowadays prefer to hold western-style wedding: the bride wears white wedding gown because the color is considered to symbolize purity/is considered as the symbol of purity. However, in tradition Chinese culture, white is often used on funerals. So, do bear in mind that white flowers should never be used as a gift to celebrate someone’s recovery, especially not for the aged or those who are seriously ill. Similarly, cash, as a gift, should be enclosed in red envelopes rather than white ones.
In Chinese culture, yellow is a very important color because of /due to/ on account of its unique symbolic meaning. In feudal society, it symbolizes rulers’ power and authority. At that time, yellow was exclusivelyused byemperors: the royal palace was entirely painted yellow and the imperial robe always yellow; while common people were forbidden to wear yellow clothes. In China, yellow also symbolizes harvest/ is the symbol of harvest. When crops are ripe in autumn, the fields take on a golden look, and people celebrates the good harvest cheerfully.