Live: Celebrate Spring Festival in fascinating Shanghai

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    East China’s Shanghai is an inclusive city where East meets West and a fascinating culture is developed. During this Spring Festival holiday, a stroll in old alleys to look for signs of the past or to peruse fashion in the business districts and skyscrapers in Shanghai can give you a fresh impression about celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year.

    The Chinese Lunar New Year is the biggest holiday in China. Customs marking the new year vary greatly from place to place. From February 16 to 26, CGTN’s livestream series “All about Chinese New Year” explores 10 different cities in China to showcase the rich diversity of Chinese culture during the Chinese Lunar New Year holiday. #SpringFestival2021

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