Fantastic views of the Spring Festival Gala 2019
By Wang Zi
People's Daily app
China's annual Spring Festival Gala was held on January 4, 2019. The gala, also known as "Chunwan", has taken place every year since 1983, and is now a cultural symbol of the Spring Festival. (Photos: VCG)
The four hour gala included singing, dancing, crosstalk, sketches and a magic show, and is considered the world's most-watched television program.
“The Soul of Shaolin”, a martial arts show brought by Henan Shaolin Tagou Martial Arts School, appeared later in the show.
Actors stand in a formation that creates the character “Shaolin”, along with other blessing characters.
Apart from the main venue in Beijing, this year's gala will be staged simultaneously in three other sub-venues located in Jinggangshan of Jiangxi Province, Changchun of Jilin Province, and Shenzhen of Guangdong Province. This photo shows the sub-venue in Jinggangshan.
This photo shows the sub-venue in Jinggangshan.
This gala provides a creative and excellent extravaganza for Chinese audiences both at home and abroad. (Compiled by Wang Zi, with input from CGTN)