• How to Spend Chinese New Year like a Chinese/Cantonese
  • Chinese New Year Flower Market Fair Coming Soon
  • Museum Exhibit and Special Seminar to Spotlight Armorial Porcelain
  • Full Book of the Blossoming Flower City
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How to Spend Chinese New Year like a Chinese/Cantonese

In China, there are a lot of traditional routines to do before and during the Chinese New Year. If you are interested in adopting any of the local customs, just follow these tips.

Chinese New Year Flower Market Fair Coming Soon

After visiting traditional flower markets, people can participate in many different carnival-like events during the 15 days of Spring Festival, such as folk performances, cultural heritage exhibitions, lantern shows and various sports activities.

Museum Exhibit and Special Seminar to Spotlight Armorial Porcelain

The Guangzhou Museum will showcase beautiful armorial porcelain beginning December 8. The exhibit offers local people a chance to appreciate this historical art work as a combination of traditional Chinese craftsmanship and Western decorative style.

Full Book of the Blossoming Flower City

As the fifth volume of the series Guangzhou through the Eyes of Foreigners, the book shows the stories of the foreigners living in Guangzhou and their love of the flower city.
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New Year Flower Markets Start Today
Eleven flower markets in 11 city districts are open for the public today, featuring a total of 3,300 booths. From today until February 8, people can visit the flower markets to see the flowers or make purchases.
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How to Spend Chinese New Year like a Chinese/Cantonese
In China, there are a lot of traditional routines to do before and during the Chinese New Year. If you are interested in adopting any of the local customs, just follow these tips.
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Map for Spring Festival Shopping
Here is a map of five commercial districts of specialized markets. If you are lucky enough, you may find your target goods on sale and save a large amount of money!
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New Year and Valentine's Day Celebrations in Macau
This February welcome the Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day. Landmarks and malls in Macau have prepared festive celebrations to lure more visitors.
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Seychelles Tourism Holds Thanks Banquet in Guangzhou
Seychelles Tourism held its annual thanks banquet in Guangzhou on the night of January 28, offering gratitude to airlines, travel agencies and media in China.
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Fashion Show Themed with Environmental Protection Charity
IWODE Trendy Tailor, a renown brand for customized men's suits, launched its designs for the spring and summer seasons. All proceeds from an auction at the fashion show will be donated to environmental protection programs.
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Turkish Airlines Celebrate 5th Anniversary of Guangzhou
On January 31, the Convention Hall of The Garden Hotel, Guangzhou was transformed into a stylish first class lounge for Turkish Airlines’ 5th Anniversary of Guangzhou, over 300 guests attended the exclusive event.
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Holiday Break Reading
The Spring Festival holiday is coming soon! For our foreign friends who might not be thrilled by the traditional festive vibe, a lazy break without working still looks great. Reading could be a good choice while taking a break.
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Traffic Changes before the Holiday
Metro line 3 and the APM line will not stop at Canton Tower on February 5 and the on night of February 7 (8 p.m. - 0:10 a.m.).
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Spring Deluxe Chinese Afternoon Tea Set at Sheraton Guangzhou Hotel
Sheraton Guangzhou Hotel invites you to savor a Deluxe Chinese Afternoon Tea Set at its lobby bar this spring. The bar is going to twist on British Afternoon Tea Set with a renowned Dim Sum and healthy desserts.
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Valentine’s Day Celebrations at Mandarin Oriental, Macau
Special offers from Mandarin Oriental, Macau will bring you romantic treatments from the Valentine's Day.
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Time-honored Herbal Tea Brand Promotes New Products
Wong Chun Loong, a traditional brand of Chinese herbal drinks, is promoting a package including 6 bottles of cane juice, plum syrup and honeysuckle juice for the Chinese New Year.
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Metro Lines Will not Stop at Guangzhou Railway Station during Mornings for 4 Days
To reduce the traffic pressure at the station, metro lines 2 and 5 will not stop at the station before 12:45 p.m. from February 3 through February 6.
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Spain Names New Tourism Consul for Guangzhou
The Tourism Office of the Spanish Consulate General in Guangzhou recently announced Ms. NÉLIDA JIMÉNEZ MOLINA as new consul for the Tourism Office here.
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One Central Macau Captivates with Lunar New Year Sculptures by Renowned Artist Richard X Zawitz
Installed in the atrium, the exhibition is being held from February 1 to 22, as One Central Macau embraces a seasonal celebration and contemporary art.
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Chris Roberts Elected as AustCham South China Chairman
Chris Roberts was elected as chairman of the chamber.
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Chef Sébastien Broda's Culinary Approach: Mediterranean Style with Asian Inspiration
Sébastien Broda, a one-Michelin-star chef from France, was one of the eight visiting chefs. He sat down for an interview with Life of Guangzhou, talking about his culinary philosophy and how he became a chef.
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Guangzhou Marathon Awarded IAAF Bronze Label
Each year the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) awards designations referred to as IAAF Road Race labels to leading road races around the world. The Guangzhou Marathon was just awarded the Bronze Label.
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Guangzhou Launches Direct Flight to Northeastern City of Rizhao
Travelers can now fly from Guangzhou to Rizhao in northeastern China in less than three hours, since flights between the two cities opened on January 21.
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Life Decorated with Sliver Ornaments: An Exhibition of the Miao People
An exhibition showcasing the exquisite handiwork of the Miao minority group is on view at the Memorial Museum of Generalissimo Sun Yat Sen’s Mansion through February 29.
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Five Ways to Guard Against Bird Flu
Currently, the virus of bird flu isn’t known to spread via human-to-human contact. Still, some experts worry that bird flu may pose a risk of becoming a pandemic threat to humans. Here are some expert tips to help you guard against bird flu.
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UK Trade and Investment Launches "Education Is GREAT" Campaign in Guangzhou
On January 27, UK and Chinese Governments sign a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a financial training hub in Guangdong province.
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Photo Exhibition on Friendship between the United States and China
An exhibition showcasing the history of friendship between China and the United States will be held this Friday, January 29.
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Indonesia Eyes Surge in Chinese Visitors During New Year Festival
The Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Indonesia recently promoted the country’s tourism possibilities for Chinese visitors, targeting the Chinese New Year holiday in February.
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Upgrading Free WiFi Access at Baiyun Airport
The wireless network at the Baiyun International Airport has upgraded to the 1G Network.The upgrade assures that passengers in the airport terminal can enjoy free WiFi service to watch video, make video chats, or use the Web for other purposes.
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DJ Ann Colt Rocks the 100th Floor of the St. Regis Shenzhen
Now, the stylish Decanter, located on 100th floor of the St. Regis Shenzhen, is welcoming a new in-house DJ, Ann Colt, to take the atmosphere over the skyline up another notch.
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Indulge in the Romance of Valentine's Day at Langham Place, Guangzhou
Guests can impress their sweethearts with a Valentine’s room package for an intimate ambiance, including indulging in Alfresco’s special menu.
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Specially-designed Kumquat Plant for Chinese New Year
A special kumquat plant will be promoted at the Tianhe, Yuexiu and Liwan flower markets from February 5 to 13.
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"Meet Vincent van Gogh" at The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou
The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou, in partnership with San Xuan Arte Place, will pay tribute to some of the world's most iconic art works with a series of experiential activities honoring Vincent van Gogh from January 21 to February 21.
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AmCham South China Companies Donate Goods to Impoverished Meizhou Village
The American Chamber of Commerce in South China (AmCham South China) recently brought a large group of business and community representatives to Chang Yuan Village to deliver material support to the impoverished villagers.
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Snow in Guangzhou - for the First Time in 88 Years
Guangzhou residents were excited Sunday to observe snow falling in their subtropical city for the first time in 88 years. Even if the flakes were small and the snow didn’t really stick, people were out in force taking photos of this rare phenomenon.
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Lucky Families to Experience Chinese New Year in Guangzhou
About a month ago the mayor of Guangzhou offered free journeys to the city for 20 families during Chinese New Year. The lucky families have been selected and include three foreign families.
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Guangzhou Evergrande fined 2500 dollars by AFC
The AFC Disciplinary Committee has announced on its website Saturday that Guangzhou Evergrande should pay a fine of 2500 U.S. dollars for violating article 34.4 of the AFC Champions League 2015 Regulations.
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Make Your Own Poster in New Post Office
An oval-shaped post office recently opened in Huacheng Square, next to the Guangzhou Library. People can buy stamps, posters and souvenirs there.
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American Seafood Festival at Asia International Hotel
Asia International Hotel has launched an American Seafood Festival at at its Sky Café Revolving Restaurant that will run from January 12 to February 29.
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Cool Current is Coming!
A cool current is expected to arrive in Guangzhou this weekend, lowering temperatures to 1℃ on January 25th. The possibility of snow, however, is very slim.
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