Glimpses of Spring Festival

Prayers for Chinese New Year

Monks at Labuleng Temple in Gansu Province got up early to pray ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year.

A fruitful New Year

Baima County in Sichuan Province welcomed a good harvest of lemon before the Chinese New Year. The county's officials have helped local famers to develop an industry including lemon plantations and facilities to store and process the citrus fruit, as well as a distribution network. This has greatly helped the local famers to leave poverty behind.

Seniors taken care of before Chinese New Year

A government-run nursing home in Guang'an District, Sichuan province has been able to take care of four seniors with disabilities or illnesses. This has helped bring a greater sense of happiness back into their lives and families before Chinese New Year.

A glimpse of Chunyun passengers on the train

A glimpse of Chunyun passengers on the train 
 

Engineers hard at work ensuring the safe running of bullet trains during Chunyun

Maintenance engineers in Beijing inspect Fuxing bullet trains to help ensure their safe and reliable operation during the 2018 Spring Festival travel rush, known as the Chunyun.

African man volunteers at Chinese railway station

An African man is gaining fame for serving as a volunteer at a train station in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou.

Conductors offer blessings to Fuxing bullet train passengers

Conductors on the train offer the couplets to passengers as spring greeting gifts during the Spring Festival travel rush.

Police dog patrols railway station during Spring Festival travel rush

Police dog Wang Zi patrols at Chengdu East Railway station, in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, Feb. 1, 2018. 

X-ray luggage screening gives a glimpse into what people take home for Spring Festival

X-ray luggage screening gives a glimpse into what people take home for Spring Festival 

 

China's Spring Festival travel rush kicks off

China's Spring Festival travel rush kicks off