The Heat: Spring Festival 2024

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China’s Spring Festival Gala kicked off the New Year on Friday. The week-long holiday starts the celebration of the Year of the Loong or Dragon. Watched by nearly 700 million people, it’s believed to be the world’s most-watched TV program.

Joining us: 

  • Yan Liang is Chair Professor of Economics at Willamette University. 
  • Ted Xu is a Chinese language teacher. 
  • Afra Wang is a Tech Executive and Podcaster. 
  • Gabriel Yin Yue is a CGTN Correspondent.