The visit of Ivanka Trump and her 5-year-old daughter Arabella to the Chinese Embassy’s New Year’s Party has stirred online discussions in China. While many appreciate the charm offensive, there are also those who criticize Trump’s failure to send greetings for the Lunar New Year.
The CCTV New Year’s Gala aired on Friday night and triggered thousands of netizens to comment on its best and worst performances. What’s on Weibo gives you a summary of the show’s highlights and its low points.
The biggest live television event in the world is about to start. Spring Festival is here and that means it is time for the CCTV New Year’s Gala 2017: the special annual evening variety show that captures millions of viewers on Chinese New Year’s Eve. What’s on Weibo provides you with the ins and outs of the 2017 CCTV Gala and its social media frenzy, with updates before, during and after the show.
The Chinese New Year travel season, also known as ‘chunyun’, is in full swing. One of the ways in which people try to make it home for the Spring Festival is by looking for shared rides through social media.
What will this year’s official Chinese Spring Festival mascot be? After last year’s controversy, CCTV has kept it safe and traditional for this year’s Rooster zodiac mascot.
The trip back home for Chinese New Year has seemed to inspire Weibo’s fashionista’s to return to their rural apparel.
The new Lunar Year will bring a baby boom in mainland China. Not only because the ‘two child policy’ has come into effect, but also because the Year of the Monkey is a particularly good time to have a baby: kids born under this zodiac are generally believed to be smart and happy.
It is the first day of the Year of the Monkey. One day after the CCTV Spring Festival Gala, Weibo netizens have one burning question: whatever happened to the show’s official mascot Kang Kang the Monkey?
It is time for the CCTV New Year’s Gala, Chunwan in short, the special annual evening variety show that captures millions of viewers on the night of Chinese New Year. Read all about the ins and outs of the 2016 edition here.
As many of China’s singles are on the way home for Chinese New Year, they are dreading the pressure they are about to face – that of their parents asking them why they are not married yet. To avoid nagging questions, there is a growing trend over the past few years of bachelors renting a girlfriend for New Year.