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Spring Festival shopping spree spreads across China

02-01-2013 09:08 BJT Special Report:2013 Spring Festival |

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With Chinese lunar New Year just around the corner, the shopping frenzy has once again kicked in. Eager customers are packing malls and supermarkets armed with extensive shopping lists.

Here in Huizhou in South China’s Guangdong Province, people are flooding stores to stock up on decorations for Spring Festival.

Spring Festival couplets, lanterns, and Chinese knots...you’ll find all these traditional ornaments.

With Chinese lunar New Year just around the corner, the shopping frenzy has once again kicked
in. Eager customers are packing malls and supermarkets armed with extensive shopping lists.

As 2013 is the year of the Snake, decorations featuring snake designs are especially popular.

Vendor said, "Snake designs are very popular. Customers just like them."

Compared with regular snake designs on paper, these stuffed snakes are even more eye catching.

Customer said, "This is so cute. I like it!"

Although the Spring Festival is still more than a week away, locals in Ningbo in East China’s Zhejiang Province have already started grocery shopping for the lunar New Year’s Eve dinner.

All kinds of meat, seafood, and of course vegetables. A dinner fit for a king.

With Chinese lunar New Year just around the corner, the shopping frenzy has once again kicked
in. Eager customers are packing malls and supermarkets armed with extensive shopping lists.

 

Editor:Zhang Rui |Source: CCTV.com

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