The prayers as a thanksgiving gesture and to bless the family and be blessed with a sweet and blissful year ahead.
The biggest event of any Chinese New Year's Eve is the dinner every family will have. A dish consisting of fish will appear on the tables of Chinese families. It is for display for the New Year's Eve dinner.
The cookies, which can last for up to 1 month, are also presented to family and friends who visit during Chinese New Year.
We will get together to offer prayers to seek blessings and to commemorate at the temples represent different gods, such as the Jade Emperor and Guan Yu.