People perform dragon dance in the flames of firecrackers in Binzhou township of Binyang county, South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, Feb 7, 2017.
This is my fourth time visiting his hometown and the first time as his wife. We got our marriage license last year, a day before we went back to Beijing so there wasn't much time for celebration besides a shot of baijiu and congratulations all around.
A record 6.15 million trips were made by Chinese mainland tourists to overseas destinations during the seven-day Spring Festival holiday, which ended on Thursday, according to the China National Tourism Administration.
Chinese cinemas took 3.347 billion yuan (487 million U.S. dollars) in ticket sales during the seven-day Lunar New Year holiday, setting a record high, according to the film administration Friday.
People across China greet upcoming Spring Festival
Many Chinese poets say that this year will be special for them, a view echoed by Wang Guoqin, a poet and critic who said "poetry is the light ahead in the dark tunnel of my life", after receiving the Creation Award of the Year at the Third Spring Festival Poetry Gala for his book Talking About Poetry From Zhishi Studio.
Everybody seems to know one or two things about how to match Chinese food with French and Italian wines, but what about South African wine?
Folk artist Jia Shujuan shows palm-plaited roosters in Luoyang, Central China's Henan province, Jan 15, 2017.