Spring Festival celebrations to light up 6 continents

More than 2,000 events, including concerts, film screenings, parades and exhibitions, are set to be held in more than 140 countries across the world to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, which falls on Feb 8.

Japanese actors join Chinese New Year celebration

A Peking opera and Kunqu opera cultural show was held in Tokyo to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year at the China Cultural Center on Feb 2.

Jubilant celebrations in Britain to ring in Year of the Monkey

British Prime Minister David Cameron sent his wishes on Feb 5 to people celebrating the forthcoming Chinese New Year, while Chinese people and local organizations in Britain are preparing to welcome the Year of the Monkey.

Serbia dances to beat of 'Happy Chinese New Year'

A combination of Chinese New Year gala and photo exhibition was held at the University of Arts in Belgrade on Jan 30. A total of 40 photos were exhibited.

Sri Lanka celebrates Chinese New Year

A "Happy Chinese New Year" gala was held in Colombo in Sri Lanka on Jan 30. About 200 officials, representatives and students from Sri Lankan institutions and colleges attended.


Peking Opera finds a colorful new canvas

Dressed in lavish costumes, makeup and exquisite headdresses, two actresses from China National Peking Opera Company, perform extracts from two well-known Peking Opera works.