Chinese hit the roads to celebrate spring festival

06 February, 2019, 07:57 | Author: Clarence Schmidt
  • Edmonton’s Chinese Catholic Parish celebrates the Year of the Pig

Live action-animation film "Peppa Pig Celebrates Chinese New Year", produced by China's Alibaba Pictures and Canadian media company Entertainment One, will be distributed by USA company STX Entertainment in select theaters in 32 cities across the United States on Tuesday, the first day of the Year of the Pig in China.

The world's most popular pink, British pig is getting her own movie - in Chinese!

The Year of the Pig is upon us!

But her popularity has risen unabated, and just months after state media slammed her as an emblem of counterculture, she is playing a starring role as the country ushers in the Year of the Pig tomorrow.

People bid farewell to the Year of the Dog in the 12-year-Chinese zodiac calendar and greeted the Year of the Pig, said to be a good time to make money and invest.


"That co-operation has changed the lives of ordinary people in both countries, here in Kenya, we see it most clearly in the Standard Gauge Railway, the region's most ambitious infrastructure project", he stated. This practice is a tradition left over from older days when there wasn't enough food for families, who hoped for more food in the coming year.

In this Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, photo, Muslim women take a selfie at a shop selling Lunar New Year decorations in the Chinatown area of Jakarta, Indonesia. The date is determined by the first day of the Chinese lunar calendar and lands between mid-January to mid-February.

An estimated seven million Chinese tourists will head overseas over the Spring Festival this year, according to the official news agency Xinhua, citing numbers from Chinese travel agency Ctrip.

The holiday also attracts extraordinary numbers of Chinese tourists from overseas.

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