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2017 Global Chinese New Year Photography Competition

2017 Global Chinese New Year Photography Competition

— 1st Place —

New Year at Yaodong by Shanshan Chen

The taste of the New Year is the taste of the fusion, warm, lively atmosphere in the heart. During the Lunar New Year, the ground is freezing, or even the sky is snowing. New Year’s Eve dinner, ancestor worship, New Year’s greetings, it is still the feeling of childhood.


— 2nd Place —

 The dragon and the Lantern Festival by Canjie Lin

The roads in the small town are busy. Performance including dragon lanterns, dry boats, donkeys, river mussels, and lion dances all gathered together. After a burst of earth-shattering firecrackers, the parade of the Lantern Festival officially began. Thousands of people are still immersed in the joy of the Lantern Festival parade.


— 2nd Place —

 Night in the Village by Ping Jiang

Whoever has a happy event will invite these peasant dramatists to come out, set up a stage at the door of the house, and sing a few songs. The whole village became lively.


— 2nd Place —

Dancing dragons by Zhenguo Chen

Dragon Dance has been part of Chinese culture for thousands of years. These auspicious occasions such as weddings, new store openings, and various festivals. The lion is a symbol of strength, wisdom, and good luck. It can drive away evil spirits and bring happiness and longevity. During the Spring Festival, many commercial venues also perform lion dances, praying that the lion will bring prosperity and good fortune to the business in the coming year.


— 3rdPlace —

The Golden Dragon Dances Wildly at the Spring Festival by Yingfang Zhuo

The new year is approaching, and today’s bad luck sent to last year, I hope to usher in a brand new year. During the Lunar New Year, the dragon and lion dances are a must-have program. There are also grand lion dances in, Chinatowns, and large Chinese communities around the world.


— 3rdPlace —

The Motif of Marrying by Contesting by Yuzhong Wu

Contest for martial arts, but five stages and six generals, how to embrace the beauty; just like the trap in a cage, if you don’t work hard to break free, how can you regain freedom?


— 3rdPlace —

New Year in the Tulou by Lijun Wu

Fujian Tulou is a unique large-scale rammed earth residential building in mountainous areas in the world, and a masterpiece of the creative art of earthen architecture. Historically, Fujian Tulou was produced in the Song and Yuan dynasties. After the early and mid-Ming Dynasty development, it gradually matured in the late Ming, Qing dynasty, and the Republic of China, and has continued to this day.


— 3rdPlace —

Snow makes the Red Stressful by Fenseng Jiao

It was an empty and lonely world of snow scenes, so desolate to make people feel distressed but so beautiful that people’s hearts were clean and free of worries. However, this is only a distant view in the picture. The red lantern hangs high in the distance and looks at the snow.


— 3rdPlace —

the Busy Lantern Festival by Weidong Yuan

When many people think of Chinese lanterns, they imagine the round, red, basketball-sized lanterns hanging outside a Chinese restaurant. This kind of lantern is definitely ubiquitous before and after the Spring Festival, but the lanterns involved in the Lantern Festival are completely different. These giant lanterns are usually not round or red. Instead, they are built-in every imaginable color and shape, depicting real and imaginary animals, such as giraffes and dragons, as well as huge flowers, trees, and palaces.


— 3rdPlace —

Go Through the Ancients by Fengning Chen

“Go through the Ancients” is a grand carnival of the Lantern Festival in various Hakka towns and towns. Since the Qing Dynasty Qianlong Jiaqing reign, it has been passed down unfailingly. Through this event, people pray for good weather, prosperity, and peace. Ancient events attract people from far and near, and people who have or haven’t seen ancient events are busy pretending to be ancient events, organizing teams, and entertaining relatives and friends who come to watch the excitement. 


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