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Lantern Festival: A romantic celebration in China

2019-02-19 09:12:24

The Lantern Festival, a traditional Chinese festival, is celebrated on the 15th day of the first lunar month. It falls on Tuesday this year.

Bright lights

2019-02-19 07:49:33

Zhongshan's lanterns illuminate the local culture during Spring Festival, Xu Fan reports.

Suzhou gives Europe a taste of its music

2019-02-18 17:15:31

On Feb 9, the Suzhou Chinese Orchestra staged its 13th performance in Europe, the last stop of its Europe tour at the Zaryadye Concert Hall in Moscow, Russia.

A well-documented process

2019-02-18 16:58:21

When Thai business-man Dhanin Chearavanont visited Shenzhen in 1979, the present-day megacity was merely a poor village with a population of around 12,000.

Dragon lantern in Jiangxi attracts thousands of visitors

2019-02-18 12:56:59

A 200-meter dragon lantern appeared in a village in east China's Jiangxi province to welcome the Lantern Festival, which falls on Feb 19 this year.

Wrapping up the festivities

2019-02-18 11:22:45

With the first full moon of the lunar year, the 15 days of celebrations for Spring Festival wind down, and life will return to normal. On this day, yuanxiaojie, or Lantern Festival, there will be one final round of eating and drinking.

Palace Museum to hold public nighttime events for Lantern Festival

2019-02-18 08:04:56

During China's Lantern Festival in two days, the Palace Museum will allow late-night visits for the first time, according to the museum's website.

Lion dance show makes recent CCTV Spring Festival Gala

2019-02-18 07:53:40

Clad in loose yellow pants with gold sequins, Deng Binguang and Tang Zaipeng along with 18 other members from their troupe, performed a lion dance show on China Central Television's Spring Festival Gala on Feb 4. The annual gala on the eve of Lunar New Year is one of the most watched entertainment p

Tibet sees growing number of visitors in Tibetan New Year holiday

2019-02-15 11:19:10

About 511,700 visits were made by tourists to Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region during the 10-day holiday of the Tibetan New Year, up 11.6 percent year on year, local authorities said Thursday.

'Star' teacher keeps Manchu culture alive

2019-02-15 08:57:28

Over the past four years, Yan Wenyun has taught the Manchu language for free to more than 400 students in her public classes in Harbin, the capital of northeastern China's Heilongjiang province, or via the internet.

Yancheng Marathon under starter’s orders

2019-02-14 15:54:37

Jiangsu province’s Yancheng city will host its first marathon on April 21.

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