A total of 1.23 billion viewers from China and overseas watched a 2020 Spring Festival gala show staged and televised by the China Media Group (CMG) Friday evening, the CMG said Sunday.
Best wishes and greetings to the Chinese people have been flowing in around the advent of the Spring Festival on Saturday, along with calls for closer cooperation with the Asian country.
On the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year, 23-year-old Deng Jie from Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province, paid a New Year's visit to her grandma's home in a vermilion dress embroidered with auspicious clouds and a bright yellow woolen robe.
The Shanghai Civil Affairs Bureau announced on Saturday, the first day of the Chinese New Year, that it has cancelled marriage registration service on Feb. 2 due to the spreading novel coronavirus.
Chinese around the world ring in the new zodiac year on Friday. The Year of Rat will start on Saturday, unleashing a new 12-year zodiac circle, with the animal sign attributed to the traits of being quick-minded, resourceful and versatile.
There is no question the interaction of art over the centuries has been a unifying and dignifying factor in the world's history, said 83-year-old Philippe de Montebello, a renowned museum director, at Thursday's preview of the Winter Show 2020 in New York City.
Britain's Royal Mint has marked the start of the new Lunar cycle in 2020 with the first sign of the calendar, the Rat, to celebrate its diverse multi-cultural society, and lend a unique British angle to an ancient custom.
A special bell-ringing ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon at the Nasdaq to celebrate the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year.
The fifth rehearsal of CCTV's 2020 Spring Festival Gala was held on Wednesday, amusing the attendees with buzzwords and jokes.
Giving or receiving red envelopes, or hongbao, is an important part of the traditional festival.
It all started months ago when the Canadian fishermen booked tickets for their lobsters to fly to China, and when the largest dairy producer in South Korea started utilizing its full capacity to meet the potential need of their customers during the Spring Festival, particularly those in China.
The Chinese Embassy in Kuwait held an event on Wednesday evening to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival in China.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and French President Emmanuel Macron exchanged greetings in a phone conversation on Wednesday ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year.
Chinese New Year's Eve dinner, also known as "reunion dinner" and believed to be the most important meal of the year for Chinese, is becoming more and more healthy.
This year, it is bringing a taste of Spring Festival to the Big Apple, with lion dances, martial arts demonstrations and traditional Chinese dancing in partnership with the New York Chinese Cultural Center.Lion dance performances, which appear to be especially popular among all the events staged in the US, are a favorite with both children and adults, Marden added.
A dinosaur fossil found in northeastern China has been identified as a new species of tiny, winged and feathered dinosaurs by American and Chinese researchers.
An exhibition displaying traditional folk art surrounding the Chinese New Year opened in the National Library of China in Beijing on Jan 21.
Sydney is getting ready to welcome the Year of the Rat with the largest Lunar New Year extravaganza outside Asia.
People from all over the world who visit China's Huangshan Mountain can enjoy a 50 percent discount, or 95 yuan ($13.8) per ticket, in February, a move the scenic spot is offering to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its inscription on the World Heritage List.
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Monday visited the Kunming international convention and exhibition center in southwest China's Yunnan Province.
The National Maritime Museum of China is an imposing modern complex designed by the Australian company Cox Architecture and the Tianjin Architecture Design Institute, or TADI.
An exhibition on the calligraphy scripts and paintings of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) opened in celebration of the coming Spring Festival in northeast China's Liaoning Province.
Currently, the district has established facilities for intangible cultural heritage preservation and has been promoting the traditional activities at all fronts, including schools and rural communities.
An exhibition showcasing the culture of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) is being held in central China's Henan Province.
French postal service company La Poste issued two Year of Rat stamps in a ceremony here on Saturday to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year.
The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Major Cold (Chinese: 大寒), the 24th solar term, begins this year on Jan 20 and ends on Feb. 3.
The 2020 Chinese New Year Concert is to be staged at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa Sunday night.
Disney's California Adventure Park was alive on Friday with fat red lanterns with decorative gold tassels waggling from the parapets, festive red banners fluttering from the lampposts, Chinese-themed tablecloths sporting an Asian-style Mickey Mouse silhouette, and even a magnificent display of Chinese fireworks. Chinese culturally-themed performances featured exotic dragon dances and martial arts and thrilled American spectators.
China and Malaysia officially launched China-Malaysia Year of Culture and Tourism 2020 on Sunday, as both sides expected the year will see greater exchange between the two countries to boost bilateral ties and cooperation.
The Confucius Institute Headquarters said on Saturday it deeply regrets a decision by the University of Maryland to stop hosting its Confucius Institute.