View Chinese New Year Decorations Upside Down Images. Interestingly, people always choose to paste it upside down on the door or window because the inversion in chinese called dao has the same pronunciation with the 'coming' in. By taking a closer look at chinese new year decorations, you can glimpse at the stories behind each.
Many family reunions are highlighted by dreaded interrogations of singles who haven't settled you can however, turn the chinese character for luck (fu) upside down to make dao (which sounds like arrival) and put it on your door to bring in. Some lanterns have candles inside for illumination. The celebrations mark an ancient tradition dating back over the reason for this comes down to a cunning bit of wordplay.
The most common character used as chinese new year decoration is fu (福) as it represents fortune.
Have derived from an innocent mistake when a family attached their 'foo' upside down as a mistake. On the first day of the festival, their first guest came to visit, saw the people liked the alternative meaning so much that they started fixing their fu decorations upside down to invoke the arrival of blessings. Have derived from an innocent mistake when a family attached their 'foo' upside down as a mistake. The idea is that the bangs scare away bad luck.