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Worldwide Celebration: Chinese New Year 2019 Gala Recorded

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The "Festival of Spring" Worldwide Celebration: Chinese New Year 2019 Gala was recorded in Changsha on the evening of January 18, 2019.
 
The gala was hosted by the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council, the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese, and the People’s Government of Hunan Province.
 
CPC Hunan Provincial Committee Secretary, Du Jiahao, and CPC Hunan Provincial Committee Deputy Secretary and Hunan Governor, Xu Dazhe, together with other provincial leaders including Wu Lan, Chen Xiangqun, Cai Zhenhong, Xie Jianhui, Wang Kemin, Wu Guiying, and He Anjie, watched the gala. 
 
Themed “Sharing and Realizing the Chinese Dream Together”, the gala showcased profound traditional Chinese culture and conveyed to the overseas Chinese living afar the festive atmosphere. It included programs featuring Spring Festival culture, intangible cultural heritage performances, and classic songs that were released during the past 40 years of reform and opening up. An overseas sub-venue of the program was located in Thailand, which demonstrated local Spring Festival customs. 
 
A Chinese Kong Fu show by movie star Jackie Chan and a Rwandan child brought the gala to a climax. 
 
Astronaut representatives of the Chang’e-4 probe joined the gala, and showcased national sci-tech advances and the stories of scientists who have been devoted to their mission. 
 
The gala will be broadcasted on Hunan Satellite TV at 7:30 pm on February 5, the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year.
 
This article is from Hunan Provincial Government. www.enghunan.gov.cn. 
 
Translator: Xiao Juan 
 
Chinese source: hn.xinhuanet.com