Where do red envelopes come from?

By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly Firecrackers, feasts, and exhilarating lion dances — Chinese New Year has many interesting traditions. However, one of the most appealing traditions, especially for young ones, is the red envelopes. Known in China as “hong bao,” red envelopes are passed out by the elderly and married couples to children … Continue reading Where do red envelopes come from?