Chinese Movie Nights – Documentaries about Chinese New Year

Learn more about the Chinese New Year with these two documentaries.

January 28, 2019 English version

Time: 18:30

Documentary 1

Chinese Spring Festival 中国人的春节

Duration:  20 min

Category: Documentary


Discover how Chinese New Year is traditionally celebrated and find out more about the various customs in different regions of China that go hand in hand with Spring Festival.


Documentary 2

Happy Chinese New Year in America 欢乐春节美国行

 Duration:  35 min

Category: Documentary


This documentary takes a look at how Chinese Spring Festival is celebrated abroad, specifically in the United States. In 2015, celebrations to welcome the year of the sheep took place in Washington D.C., New York and Chicago, among other cities. The documentary shares the customs that were introduced to the local people, for example shadow puppetry and paper cutting.


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