Dumplings have long been equated with the Spring Festival, both as a culinary and cultural symbol.
Wuqiao, considered to be the birthplace of Chinese acrobatics, is also a big draw for talent from abroad.
Senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Sunday inspected the rehearsal for the annual Spring Festival TV gala, calling for a cultural feast.
Fijian President Jioji Konrote on Sunday extended his best wishes for the Chinese Lunar New Year and thanked China for the continued support given to the South Pacific island state.
Consumers in China are increasingly individualistic in their tastes of fashion, a trend that may offer unlimited opportunities for emerging young designers world wide, said Chinese designer Wang Tao, often hailed as the "Queen of the Suit."
A drizzling rain appeared to have discouraged people from going outside on Saturday, with a fewer pedestrians and vehicles spotted in downtown Washington D.C.
Archaeologists have found 4,000-year-old characters, even older than the oracle bones scripts, in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
A craftsman made a 98-cm high sugar pagoda at an intangible cultural heritage fair in Chongqing on Feb. 9.
A California state senator said that the coming Chinese New Year was special to him because he was born in the Year of the Dog.