Both wishes mean: Wishing you a prosperous new year.
People eat ‘auspicious food’ during the new year period. A fish is a symbol of good luck, wealth and healthy life.
Some families may even invite a dance troupe into their homes as well.
Firecrackers are lit as these shall bring good luck and fortune.
Lunar New Year is an important public holiday for many countries including China, South Korea, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Taiwan.
In many countries, Chinese communities celebrate in the city's 'Chinatown' districts.
The calendar was started on astronomical observations of the moon's phases.
Each year a Chinese zodiac animal is the symbol for the year.
And make sure your plate is never empty, as this would be seen as your luck has run out.
Food is often prepared up to a week before, so one must not use a knife or fire for cooking on New Years day, as cutting with a knife for many would symbolise ill luck.