The Lantern Festival in China is a colorful celebration of the country’s rich cultural heritage. This year, the Lantern Festival has taken on a new twist, incorporating elements of traditional culture with modern interpretations. The festivities are not confined within China’s borders but have expanded internationally, attracting tourists from around the world.

As the fifteenth day of the first lunar month approaches, the China Daily website is gearing up for the “Nihao! China” Lantern Festival 24-Hour Live Global Broadcast event. This live broadcast will showcase events in six cities across four countries, including China, France, Hungary, and Italy, offering viewers a visual and cultural extravaganza.

From the icy wonderland of Harbin Ice and Snow World to the elegant Yuyuan Garden Lantern Festival in Paris; from the historic Qinhuai Lantern Festival in Nanjing to the Dragon Lantern Festival in Hungary; from the spectacular Zigong Lantern Festival to the enchanting Lanternia International Lantern Festival in Italy, audiences will be taken on a journey through different cultures, blending tradition with modernity.

The live broadcast promises a mix of brilliant lantern displays, folk performances, and interactive experiences for viewers to enjoy. It is a unique opportunity to witness the magic of the Lantern Festival from different corners of the world. Make sure to tune in to China Daily’s website and English app for this unforgettable event.

The “Nihao! China” Lantern Festival 24-Hour Live Global Broadcast event is part of the 2024 global celebration of the Happy Chinese New Year Program and will be hosted by China Daily. The broadcast will begin at 6:00 PM on February 24, 2024, and can be accessed on various platforms including China Daily website,, Weibo, Douyin, Bilibili, Kuaishou, Facebook, YouTube, and other domestic and international media platforms.

Don’t miss out on this cross-border celebration of light and culture. Join us for a mesmerizing experience that showcases the beauty and charm of the Lantern Festival from across the globe.

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