The Spring Festival

2021-January-25 14:15 By:

As the Spring Festival approaches, various folk customs including paper-cut, writing festive couplets and new year blessings, are adopted across the country in welcome of the lunar new year.

Tourists visit the Jimo Ancient City in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Jan. 13, 2021. The city is decorated with lights and lanterns, awaiting for the new year. (Liang Xiaopeng/Guangming Picture)

Red lanterns are hung on the Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge in central China's Hubei Province, Jan. 17, 2021. (Li Changlin/Guangming Picture)

Photo taken on Jan. 19, 2021 shows the red lanterns and Chinese knots decorated on Shippo Old Street, east China's Shanghai. (Zhou Dongchao/Guangming Picture)

Students of Yuehongxia Paper-cut Studio in Qianxi County, Bijie City, southwest China's Guizhou Province make paper-cuts to welcome the lunar new year, Jan. 17, 2021. (Fan Hui/Guangming Picture)

Live broadcast themed with the Spring Festival couplets is organized by the local community in Suzhou City, east China's Jiangsu Province, Jan. 19, 2021. (Wang Jiankang/Guangming Picture)

Students carry out waist drum performance at Sanqiao Primary School in Deqing County, Huzhou City, east China's Zhejiang Province to welcome the Spring Festival, Jan. 20, 2021. (Wang Zheng/Guangming Picture)

A series of activities featuring calligraphy are carried out at Mingde Primary School in Taicang City, east China's Jiangsu Province to celebrate the upcoming Year of the Ox, Jan. 20, 2021. (Ji Haixin/Guangming Picture)

Students from Shuanghe Primary School in Guang'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province write the Spring Festival couplets and Chinese character "Fu" and "Chun" in best wishes for the upcoming new year, Jan. 14, 2021. (Qiu Haiying/Guangming Picture)

Photo taken on Jan. 17, 2021 shows people shopping for traditional new year decorations for the Spring Festival in Nanfeng County, Fuzhou City, east China's Jiangxi Province. (Yuan Rongsheng/Guangming Picture)

People select lanterns at the New Year Market in Yahongqiao Town, Yutian County, north China's Hebei Province, Jan. 17, 2021. (Liu Mancang/Guangming Picture)

Photo taken on Jan. 17, 2021 shows citizens buying the Spring Festival couplets and Chinese knots at Jiuxing New Year Market in Huaibei City, east China's Anhui Province. (Li Xin/Guangming Picture)

Editor: WXY
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