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  • Holiday sees spirituality in demand

    2011-02-10 07:46

    Tens of thousands of people visited temples to burn incense and pray for good fortune during the Spring Festival holiday, amid a rising demand for spiritual comfort throughout the country.

  • Old Fuzhou and the color purple

    2011-02-07 13:25

    As an outsider in Fuzhou, I find the best festive experience is a stroll along the traditional folk art area of San Fang Qi Xiang (Three Lanes and Seven Alleys), followed by a nosh up of authentic local snacks at the Lao Fu Zhou (Old Fuzhou Folks) restaurant across the street.

  • Festival fun

    2011-02-07 11:45

    These years, the festival has become a seven-day holiday for many people. "In the past, all the people in my village got busy with preparations for the Spring Festival at least a week before New Year's Eve and everyone was in the mood for celebration until the passing of the Lantern Festival

  • Festival spirit helps kids keep home connection alive

    2011-02-07 10:50

    For families that have adopted children from China, the Chinese New Year is more than a chance to enjoy good food and great company. It's also about maintaining a connection with a culture that is not entirely their own.

  • Take me to the Beijing Temple Fair

    2011-01-30 08:01

    Temple fairs celebrate ancient customs, but they're increasingly demonstrating that traditions are anything but stagnant. Download the map of Temple Fairs in Beijing

  • Chinese New Year Traditions

    2011-01-27 16:56

    Falling on the first day of the first lunar month, the Spring Festival is the most important festival for the Chinese people and is when all family members get together, just like Christmas in the West.

  • Chinese cultural interpretation of rabbit

    2011-01-26 16:35

    An introduction to how Chinese people regard rabbit.

  • Cuisine of Chinese New Year

    2011-01-26 13:30

    A reunion dinner is held on New Year's Eve where members of the family, near and far away, get together for the celebration. The venue will usually be in or near the home of the most senior member of the family.

  • Glitzy gala features foreign faces

    2011-01-25 07:52

    A star-studded multinational cast will make the Spring Festival Global Gala hosted by Beijing Television Station (BTV) stand out among the Spring Festival programs TV stations are preparing.

  • The battle of the dumplings in NE China

    2011-01-20 10:34

    More than one hundred contestants take part in a dumpling-making competition in Shenyang, capital of Northeast China’s Liaoning province, Jan 19, 2011.

  • Writing Spring Festival couplets

    2011-01-23 21:08

    Calligraphers gathered in a neighborhood in Yining, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region and wrote couplets for residents as Spring Festival gifts.

  • Chinese leap at chance to buy a bunny

    2011-01-22 08:40

    Pet shops in China and throughout Asia have been busy trying to keep up with demand for bunnies ahead of the start of the Year of the Rabbit, something that has prompted warnings from animal rights campaigners.

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