Showing posts with label lunar New Year celebrations. Show all posts
Showing posts with label lunar New Year celebrations. Show all posts

Monday, February 26, 2018

Hundreds of red lanterns raised in Chicago China town celebrating Chinese New Year

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On top of all Chinese New Year celebrations lasting for weeks in Chicago, hundreds of red lanterns raised in Chinatown in south suburbs of Chicago are especially eye-catching.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Beijing welcomes Year of the Rooster engulfed in smog from firecrackers

Beijing and other cities in northern China on Saturday welcomed the Year of the Rooster enveloped by a thick cloud of smog from the customary fireworks and firecrackers lit by millions of Chinese people to celebrate the New Year and scare off evil spirits.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Chinese Lunar New Year : Cities' air polluted in new year celebration

Heavy air pollution has been reported in 139 cities in China while people celebrated the lunar new year with firecrackers and fireworks, the environment watchdog said Monday.

Saturday, February 06, 2016

Chinese New Year tradition: Environment authority warns of Spring Festival pollution caused by fireworks

China's Ministry of Environment Protection warned of possible heavy air pollution in Beijing and other northern regions during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday.

Monday, February 01, 2016

Friday, March 06, 2015

Tibetans in Yunnan Give Up Wearing Animal Skins, Burn Valuable Furs (VIDEO)

[Radio Free Asia]
Tibetan villagers living in the southwestern Chinese province of Yunnan have marked the beginning of the Lunar New Year by vowing to give up the wearing of animal furs and by burning those already in their possession, sources said.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Chinese New Year celebrated with fireworks over New York's Hudson River

A dazzling fireworks show, marking the first major global celebrations of the Chinese Lunar New Year, took place here Tuesday evening over the Hudson River.

The 20-minute fireworks display was the first large-scale fireworks display ever in the United States, to commemorate the Chinese Lunar New Year, which officially falls on Feb. 19 and is said to be celebrated by approximately one out of every six people in the world.

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

China warns of festival air pollution caused by fireworks

China's environment watchdog on Tuesday demanded local governments take measures during the lunar New Year celebrations to lessen pollution caused by fireworks.

EL News