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Show Us The Red Envelopes You Got On Chinese New Year

Let's be honest, hong bao (red envelopes) are the real reason why we celebrate the Lunar New Year.

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Feb. 19 marks the Lunar New Year in 2015, and although it's celebrated in different ways throughout the world, there are many similarities. The main one, perhaps, is hong bao, the red envelopes.

What's inside these precious envelopes is what we look forward to though, and rarely do we appreciate the envelopes themselves.

The symbolic red envelope is used to ward off evil and to bring good luck.

There are tons of incredibly creative red envelopes waiting to be appreciated. So share your favorites with us!

They could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed post.

Share your pictures in the comments below, or tweet them to @brynosaurous for a chance to be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed article!

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