Posts Tagged ‘Lantern Festival’

China celebrates the Lantern Festival

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

On Sunday people across China celebrated the Lantern Festival, the final event of the month-long Spring Festival. Find out about the different Lantern Festival traditions around China in the CCTV English Culture Express news story People celebrate Lantern Festival around China.

Lanterns light up the night sky across China tonight

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Tonight, on the fifteenth day of the first lunar month and the last day of the Spring Festival, is China’s traditional Lantern Festival. And the festive atmosphere is building right now, with lanterns and firecrackers lighting up the night skies in an incredible spectacle. The CNTV story Lanterns light up the night across China introduces the different ways in which the Lantern Festival is celebrated in different parts of the country.

China celebrates Lantern Festival

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

On Thursday people across China celebrated the Lantern Festival. Falling on the 15th day of the first month of the lunar year, the festival takes place under a full moon and marks the end of Chinese new year festivities. Find out more in the CNTV News item China celebrates Lantern Festival.