In today’s fact we learn about Hongbao! Mr. Toes teaches us about what Hongbao, the red envelopes that are given out during Chinese holidays are.
The Fact a Day:
红包 – Hongbao are red gift envelopes with money inside. Usually given at social & family gatherings such as weddings or holidays such as Chinese New Year. Red symbolizes good luck and wards off evil spirits. The envelopes are usually given to the younger generations.