The Voice of Lan-bridge (09/01/2017)

2017 has arrived! We here at Lan-bridge hope that you all had a great break and first few days back at work. We look forward to another year of providing excellent professional translation and interpretation services, and to helping your businesses and organisations build links with China and grow this year.

China was the 12th country in the world to celebrate the New Year’s arrival, and below we have a selection of photos of how some cities welcomed this joyous occasion.

Shanghai
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The Bund, Shanghai. Photos by The Paper’s Lai Xinlin.

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As large crowds gather, police are deployed to ensure public safety. Photos by The Paper’s Lai Xinlin

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Beijing East Street, Shanghai. Tourists taking selfies. Photos by The Paper’s Lai Xinlin

Beijing

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Tiananmen Square, Beijing. Photos by Visual China.

 

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Beijing’s New Year Countdown event and the first opening ceremony of the Beijing Ice Culture Tourism Festival. Sponsored by the Beijing Municipal Tourism Development Committee, the event was held in the Olympic Forest Park and beside the Olympic Tower. Photographs by Eastern IC.

Hong Kong

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Sichuan

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Suining City, Sichuan Province. Sichuan Suining’s “iron fire dragon”. As the New Year’s bell is about to ring out, folk artists dance with the dragon in order to pray for a new year of good weather, peace and prosperity. This spectacular scene attracted thousands of people. Photos by Eastern IC

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Translated by Kain Jagger 

 

 

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