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Po Wu: Fifth day of Chinese New Year


The fifth day of the traditional Chinese lunar year can be summed up in one word: poverty.

Ansai Waist Drum Dance: A typical folk dance in northwest China's Shaanxi Province

Before the first light of dawn shines on Ansai in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, the sound of drumbeats already delivers the first blessings of the New Year to the sleepy village.
Source: CGTN | 2018/2/20 13:54:54

Po Wu: Fifth day of Chinese New Year

The fifth day of the traditional Chinese lunar year can be summed up in one word: poverty.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/20 10:44:14

Chinese New Year celebrations bring Spanish closer to Chinese culture

Chinese new year celebrations were held across Spain over the weekend with several colorful activities in major cities, giving the local an occasion to feel the ancient culture from the East.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/20 3:29:14

"Monster Hunt 2" tops Chinese box office

Domestic fantasy "Monster Hunt 2" led the Chinese film market in the week ending Feb. 18, earning 1,190.6 million yuan (about 187.7 million US dollars), according to Maoyan, a popular film database in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/20 3:27:03

Lantern show held in Bangkok to celebrate Lunar New Year

A Thai is dressed up to perform during a light show celebrating Chinese New Year at a Chinese Temple on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, Feb. 18, 2018. A lantern show was held here to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year, the Year of the Dog.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/19 17:43:40

Kitchen god dominates fourth day of Chinese New Year

The rats have tied the knot. Today it's time for a meeting of all gods from the celestial world. Gods sail from your house to heaven, where they meet and possibly discuss which families are due a lucky year. According to the old Chinese idiom, the god needs an early sendoff and late welcome return. To prepare for the meeting, all families get up early and open the windows,, bidding a fond adieu. Offerings are also necessary. Meat, mainly fish, pork and chicken, fruit and alcohol are basic requirements to show respect to the gods.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/19 9:03:04

Temple fair held in Beijing to embrace Chinese Lunar New Year

Actors perform at a temple fair in Longtanhu Park, in Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 16, 2018. Various celebrations were held all over China, to embrace Chinese Lunar New Year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/18 10:49:27

Molten iron fireworks show performed to greet Chinese New Year

Sparks pour down as performers spray burning iron chips to shower sparks-like fireworks in Cixian County, north China's Hebei Province, Feb. 17, 2018. The performance was held to celebrate the Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year, which fell on Feb. 16 this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/18 10:18:11

Jubilant Chinese Lunar New Year nationwide

Folk artists perform in Yimeng Mountain scenic spot of Linyi, east China's Shandong Province, Feb. 16, 2018. People held different activities to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year all over China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/17 14:38:26

Dos and don'ts on the second day of Chinese New Year

On the second day of the Chinese New Year, family and friends unite for the year-opening dinner.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/17 9:42:56

Patriotic movie co-produced by PLA Navy hits screens on Chinese New Year

Operation Red Sea, a patriotic movie about Chinese marines carrying out a daring rescue overseas has hit the screens in China during the country's busiest movie-going season -- Spring Festival.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/16 18:03:24

Folk customs on first day of Chinese New Year

Spring Festival is the first day of the new year according to the Chinese lunar calendar, which falls on February 16 this year and is arguably just as important as the noisy family new year's eve celebrations on the 15th.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/16 10:35:20

The Shape of Water passes censorship, to hit Chinese screens

The Shape of Water, the latest work from Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del toro, is set to hit the big screens across the Chinese mainland on March 16, according to a Wednesday report on the news site ifeng.com.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/15 14:20:16