CCTV.com - CNTV English - CCTV News

Special Coverage on Year of the Horse 01/31/2014

01-31-2014 13:53 BJT Special Report: 2014 Spring Festival |

On the first day of the year of the horse, CCTV News presents you a special hour-long Spring  Festival editon from 1000 am to 1100 am Beijing Time.

With our reporters stationed across the country and our experts' panel in the studio, we provide you a glimpse into varied customs and  traditions in the celebrations nationwide and how the centuries-old festival helps define the  cultural idenficiation of the nation and shape the Chinese people’s outlook on life and the world. 

We also reach out to our correspondents in China's Asian neighbors as well as across the wide oceans  to the US and Europe to experience the celebrations of the Chinese population there and explore how the Chinese festival enhances the cultural diversity of the host countries.

For an auspicious start  to the Year of the Horse and a better understanding of the Chinese people’s "Horse and Dragon  Spirit", Join us for the morning special show on the Lunar New Year's Day.

Editor:James |Source: CCTV.com

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program