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Chinese New Year celebrated by over 1.3 billion on January 31st

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SOURCE FlowerDeliveryExpress.com

DETROIT, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinese New Year is one of the oldest celebrations on the planet.  FlowerDeliveryExpress.com a leading online flower delivery company, can deliver an assortment of flowers and gifts to make your celebration the beginning of a happy and successful year.

Chinese New Year is an important traditional Chinese holiday celebrated on the first day of the Chinese Lunar Calendar.  This year it begins on Friday, January 31st.  This is the year of the Horse.  It is also known as the Spring Festival, which last for 15 days.  It is an important time for families to share together.

Chinese families will purchase living blooms for their home which symbolize rebirth and new growth as part of their New Year celebration.  The Chinese believe that without flowers, there would be no formation of any fruits, without which there would not be food to enjoy, which would be bad luck for everyone.  They believe that if a plant blooms on New Year's Day it means they will have extra good luck for the year.

Some of the flowers chosen for this celebration include peonies, azaleas, and the narcissus which symbolizes prosperity.  In addition, Lucky Bamboo is often sent as a gift because it is believed to bring happiness, wealth, and longevity.

FlowerDeliveryExpress.com has a variety of floral arrangements of bright red flowers which are believed to bring good luck for the Chinese New Year.  They also have a wide variety of gifts including: cookies, chocolates and specialty gift baskets.  You will always be able to find something at FlowerDeliveryExpress.com to accommodate every budget.

About FlowerDeliveryExpress.com

FlowerDeliveryExpress.com is rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau.  The company has also been voted "Best Florist" over a dozen times.  FlowerDeliveryExpress.com delivers from their own brick and mortar flower shops with their own delivery fleet and through FedEx and UPS from coast to coast.  Deliveries are also made via a computerized sending network of affiliated shops.  They provide delivery throughout most of the United States, Canada, and over eighty countries around the world.

Wesley Berry is the CEO of FlowerDeliveryExpress.com, a multi-million dollar online floral delivery operation.  He also owns Wesley Berry Flowers, a Detroit-based brick and mortar florist established in 1946.

Shoppers can conveniently make floral purchase by phone at 888.851.2881 and online at www.FlowerDeliveryExpress.com 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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