New Banhua or ‘Printed Pictures’
A type of colored
, New Year pictures are a type of
(年画) or '
' in Chinese culture.
These eye-catching prints are prominently displayed as
Chinese New Year décor
Families customarily replace their New Year picture annually to symbolically say
goodbye to the past
welcoming the future
Banhua prints range from the religious to the secular, featuring the likes of
Chinese opera scenes
Click on the link below to learn more about
Chinese New Year