Chinese still love visiting temple fairs during Spring Festival but organizers are adding more color and dimension to the events to keep pace with the times.
A girl looks at a statue of the ox assembled by china bowls, plates and glasses in Jingdezhen City, home of china, in east China's Jiangxi province January 26, 2009.
Senior Chinese leader Li Changchun visited the performers and producers of China Central Television's Lunar New Year gala during their rehearsal.
Chinese New Year,also known as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays.
The 2009 Meishan Lantern Fair kicked off last Friday to celebrate the upcoming Spring Festival and Lantern Festival.
The troubles ordinary travelers face in getting train tickets during Spring Festival have caught the attention of the country's top leader.
When Zhou Baohua, a migrant worker in Shanghai, left for her village in Sichuan a month ago she was worried about where she would stay.
A performer dressed as the Chinese god of fortune stands in front of a banner with blessings and good wishes during a festive parade in New York.
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