China: Celebration Nation

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China's traditional festivals and customs come from ancient agricultural civilization, the celebratory culture derived from this reflects Chinese people's cultural gene of worshiping nature, community and harmony.

This program consists of three episodes -- “Respect for the Past”, “Love and Longing” and “Reunion”. “China: Celebration Nation” focuses on depicting Tomb sweeping Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-autumn Festival, the Double Ninth Festival,Spring Festival, Lantern Festival, along with some other celebrated festivals in China.

These festivals illustrate the connection between the Chinese celebration culture and Chinese people’s inner emotions. Apart from domestic Chinese celebrations, the documentary also explores how overseas Chinese celebrates traditional festivals to display their cultural identity in alien cultures and societies.