China celebrates its Lunar New Year and welcomes the Year of the Rabbit.
Chinese both at home and around the world are celebrating Spring Festival.
2023 is the Year of the Rabbit. And festivities got underway with China Media Group’s major Spring Festival Gala. The massive TV show is watched by hundreds of millions of Chinese every year as families get together across the country.
Meanwhile, Chinese and people of Chinese ancestry around the globe are also celebrating the festive occasion and annual holiday.
Joining the discussion:
- Victor Gao is Chair Professor at Soochow University.
- Zoon Ahmed Khan is a research fellow at the Center for China and Globalization.
- Wayne Ho is President and CEO of the Chinese-American Planning Council.
- Gabriel Yue Yin is a CGTN America correspondent.
Across the globe, people have been celebrating the Lunar New Year — the most important holiday in the Chinese calendar — marking the start of the Year of the Rabbit. https://t.co/o9XPdIiHry pic.twitter.com/XXq31ZcIQw
— The Associated Press (@AP) January 23, 2023
The Shenzhou-15 taikonauts Fei Junlong, Deng Qingming and Zhang Lu sent their Spring Festival greetings from China's Space Station in a video released by the China Manned Space Agency on the eve of Chinese New Year. https://t.co/feej2y4Aph
— CGTN America (@cgtnamerica) January 21, 2023