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Happy Chinese New Year debuts in Sarajevo

Artists from Sichuan province put on a series of performances to celebrate the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on Jan 18.

Red packet: On social media and in history

As Chinese Lunar New Year draws near, a busy yet happy period of grabbing red packets on smart phones is coming too. The 2015 Spring Festival marked the coming of digital red packets on WeChat.

Girls practice Shaolin martial arts in Kabul, Afghanistan

There are 20 Afghan girls learn Wushu in the Shaolin Wushu club in Kabul. Most of them are students. The eldest girl among them is 20 years old, and the youngest one is only 13 years old. They have been practicing this martial sport for almost two years.

Happy Chinese New Year celebrations kick off in New Zealand

A Chinese Lunar New Year gala was held in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Jan 16. About 800 government officials, representatives and local people attended the event.

BBC documentary on Spring Festival eye-opener for West

BBC's documentary Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth, has gone viral on the Internet in China, attracting more than 68 million views on one of the country's major streaming website.


Thangka gets new lease of life

An ongoing thangka exhibition at Beijing's National Art Museum of China showcases dozens of paintings from recent years that celebrate contemporary artists' endeavors to enliven the tradition. Lin Qi reports.