Shanghai gearing for New Year, lantern festival
Shanghai is one of the thriving cities of China. The city is home to some of the exciting events throughout the year. New Year is a catchy event of the city celebrated with zest, zeal, energy, and vigor. The celebrations comprise many intriguing activities that attract locals and tourists in large numbers from everywhere.
Many airlines connect the city with the rest of the world. Anyone interested to participate in these events can book cheap flights to Shanghai and relish the fun in the Asian city. Some of the airlines that serve the city include Cathy Pacific, Air China, Japan Airlines, Etihad, Asiana Airlines, Emirates, and Thai Airways. Anyone interested to witness the glory and magnificence of the city around that time can fly in and be amazed.
Events lined up for the lively city in January and February includes:
New Years Eve
The New Years Eve is celebrated with a holiday on 1st and 2nd of January. The city comes alive to the lion and dragons dancing everywhere to the tune of the soothing Chinese music. Many visitors fly down to the city to participate in the fascinating dance at the Longhua Temple.
Chinese New Year
The Chinese New Year is a national event celebrated with equal pomp and show collectively throughout the city. The event is marked for its traditional dragon dances, and vibrant red decorations. Various travelers flock the city to partake in the traditional event.
This bright festival is celebrated at the Yu Yuan Gardens in the month of February. This festival is distinguished for people walking the streets holding brightly lit paper lamp all over the place.