2020 is only a day away and Filipinos are now busy buying items and preparations for another extravagant holiday, the New Year’s Eve celebration. It is part of our tradition to prepare foods and buy fruits that bring good luck and prosperity throughout the year. Most of us believe that serving round fruits represents coins which we believed to bring wealth. The tradition of having 12 lucky fruits has been part of every Filipino household.
So why 12? Twelve represents the months we have in a year.
Here’s a list of 12 lucky fruits to complete your fruit table for this holiday.
in Chinese the term for apple is “ping” which means harmony. There are 2 kinds of apples the green and the red one. Green represents money and red apples symbolizes good luck!
the fruit’s colors green and purple symbolizes prosperity.
this fruit symbolizes unity and the fruit’s color represents happiness. Who doesn’t want to be happy right? Eat your bananas!
a “luxury fruit”. Often ate by royalties this fruit symbolizes wealth , fortune, fertility and prosperity.
it’s citric odor and essence is known to wash away negative energy.
the sweetness of this fruit stands for strong family ties.
in Chinese tradition the color symbolizes gold and the round shape signifies money.
just like oranges, in Chinese tradition the fruit represents gold.
the Chinese word for pineapple is “ong-lai,” which means “fortune cones.”
its bright red or pink pulp represents good health. It also symbolizes family unity and it’s also believed to bring good luck to the entire family.
symbolizes prosperity and it’s seeds stand for abundance. This round and juicy fruit is perfect for New Year’s Eve.
this fruit represents good fortune and fertility.
Here in Calmwinds Travel we wish you a prosperous new year to you and your family!
What’s your favorite ? Comment down below.