Malaysia Chap Goh Mei is a celebration that is connected with the traditional myth of young unmarried ladies throwing Mandarin Oranges with names and telephone numbers into rivers in search of a boyfriend or husband. Chap Goh Mei 2023 Malaysia is not an officially public holiday, but by concept is known to be similar to Valentine’s Day. It is an important date as per the Chinese calendar. The celebration of this festival is similar to the Chinese New Year celebration. It is celebrated with much joy and festivity and is the perfect time to pray for the true love of your life.
In the Chinese language Chap Goh Mei means 15th night of the Chinese New Year in Hokkien, and it also marks the end of the Chinese New Year celebration. During the celebration, families gather over a grand meal which includes Yuan Xiao (Glutinous rice balls) and homes are beautifully lit with red lanterns. People also visit temples during the celebration and offer prayers of prosperity to bless their family for the coming year. The day also observes the sounds of love ballad sung in the streets with the instruments of violin. There are such activities that happen during the day that makes the festival exciting and amazing.
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