Posts Tagged ‘Lunar New Year’

Happy Chinese New Year 2014!

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Wishing everyone “Gong Xi Fa Cai” – happy Chinese New Year – and the very best for the Year of the Horse.  Find out more in the CCTV English Special Feature 2014 Spring Festival.

Happy Chinese New Year!

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

Today is the eve of the Chinese New Year – wishing everyone a very Happy New Year and the very best for the coming Year of the Snake! Don’t forget to watch the web version of the Chinese New Year gala on the CCTV News website.

Little New Year (Festival of the Kitchen God)

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Today the celebrations in the lead-up to Lunar New Year continue with Little New Year (Festival of the Kitchen God).

Laba Rice Porridge Festival heralds coming Spring Festival

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Today is the traditional Chinese “Laba Rice Porridge Festival” celebrated on the 8th day of the 12th month in the lunar Chinese calendar, heralding the coming Spring Festival. The tradition has its roots in Buddhist practices, when on this day large Buddhist temples would offer rice porridge to the poor to show their faith to Buddha. find out more in the CNTV story “Laba Rice Porridge Festival” celebrated in China.

2012 Spring Festival – watch the Festival Gala online

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

The oldest and most important festival in China is the Spring Festival, which marks the start of a new year on the lunar calendar. This year the Lunar New Year day was 23 January, and introduced the Year of the Dragon. Find out more in the CNTV Special Feature 2012 Spring Festival which includes online videos of the spectacular Spring Festival Gala.

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