- wash your hair, or you will wash away good luck for the new year
- wear white or black (it is considered the colours of mourning)
- do cleaning or sweep the floor, or you will “sweep away your luck”
- say the number ‘4’ (which sounds like ‘death’ in Mandarin)
- tell ghost stories
- use knives or scissors, or you may cut off fortune
- lend or borrow money
Presenting Colour of Voices, a Malaysian a cappella group made up of Asnal as the lead, Ikhwan (Acai) as the tenor, Jo (Juhairee) as the baritone, Shark (Jaswan) as the bass and Jeffery (Tuxy TuxBoNic) as the beatboxer!
Here’s wishing you a very prosperous and happy Chinese New Year 2016, from all of us at Bloom School of Music & Arts!