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Empire State Building lights up for Chinese New Year

01-30-2014 10:32 BJT Special Report: 2014 Spring Festival |

The Empire State Building is celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year by lighting its world-famous tower lights.

The lights will shine in dynamic red-and-gold bursts to simulate traditional Chinese Lunar New Year fireworks throughout Thursday and Friday, which are the New Year's eve and first day of the lunar calender. It is also commemorating the Year of the Horse with a festive window exhibition opening on Wednesday.

2014 also marks the 35th anniversary of China-US diplomatic relations which were established in 1979. The Empire State Building is a landmark office building in New York, and has been celebrating Chinese Spring Festival by lighting its tower lights for many years.

Editor:James |Source: CCTV.com

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