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Chongqing Greets New Year with Colorful Lights


By Yuling Chen, EDITOR

The Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year, means a lot for Chinese people. One month or so leading up to the grand festival,  the whole Chongqing city in Southwest China is creating and enjoy the festive atmosphere.

Guanyinqiao in downtown Chongqing, China (Photo by Zhang Jinqi)

As New Year approaches, business districts in the “Mountain City” are illuminated for the celebration. At Guanyinqiao Pedestrian Street, a popular shopping center in downtown Chongqing. Gorgeous and colorful lights brighten the night, creating dreamlike and starry space for visitors.


Citizens and tourists are enjoying the visual feast. (Photo by Zhang Jinqi)

Citizens are taking selfies under the lights.  (Photo by Zhang Jinqi)

The girl is playing in the dreamy light at Guanyinqiao. (Photo by Zhang Jinqi)

Citizens are taking photos beside the lights.  (Photo by Zhang Jinqi)

Source: CQCB


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