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'Happy Chinese New Year' events in Beijing to kick off soon

Updated: 2017-01-04 15:07:54

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China Readers' Club, a 2017 Happy Chinese New Year event will be held in Beijing from Jan 16 to 22. A culture week will be featured during the event at the Tianqiao Performing Arts Center.

People will learn more about outstanding translated works from recent years and the impact "Happy Chinese New Year" has on the world. A series of books will be shown at the event to encourage people to read during the Lunar New Year.

The culture week will provide a series of activities to teach people more about the artists' understanding of Chinese Lunar New Year, and experience customs from other traditional Chinese festivals. Creative products based on folk crafts will be shown, such as handmade tea, incense, traditional furniture and leather carvings.

A workshop will be held on Jan 16 where foreign experts and international students will discuss traditional festivals, innovation of folk arts and cultural exchanges.

"Happy Chinese New Year" is a worldwide activity celebrating the traditional Chinese Spring Festival. In 2016, over 2,100 cultural activities were held in over 400 cities across more than 140 countries and regions. People around the world have a chance to encounter traditional Chinese culture through the events.

If you go:

10 am-6 pm, No. 9 Tianqiao Nandajie, Tiao Performing Arts Center, Xicheng District, Beijing.

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