The capital city, Beijing is the cultural center of China and hosts a large variety of festivals each year including traditional festivals, films, arts, music and sports. As we step into the fresh, vibrant winter season in the new year, Beijing brings us the very best of the season with the world famous Lantern Festival, Snow Ski, Spring Festival and many more highlights. The amazing and remarkable temple fairs in the city await all holiday makers to take earliest flights to Beijing during the Spring Festival. For the novice travelers, temple fairs have been a long-held custom in China, extending back to the Tang and Song Dynasties. These fairs feature lively presentations namely shadow plays and cross-talk, the sale of traditional snacks, arts as well as crafts. During this time of the year Beijing's streets may be dissonantly deserted, but the city's parks truly bounce to life. Expect hordes of people, young and old, during your holiday at the city while the spring festival is on. Paying a visit to the Changdian Temple Fair and the Baiyun Temple Fair may be the ideal window for experiencing one of China's greatest standing traditions. Here, tourists can enjoy the traditional lion dance, flower faire, folk handicraft exhibition and much more.
The Chinese New Year in this capital city is a vibrant celebration, so book cheap flights to Beijing, joining the locals in the traditional merriment, watching the attractive fireworks lighting up the night sky and the energetic dragon dances moving through the streets.
The Lantern Festival, taking place on the 15th day of the first lunar month, marking the conclusion of the New Year celebrations, could be your reason to land on the city after taking a cheap plane. The traditional dancers in colorful outfits take to the streets and, during the hours of darkness, lantern-lit parades elucidate the city. Longqing Gorge Ice and Snow Festival is another majestic Feb event which will amaze you with a colorful fiesta of ice and light. All in the family from kids to the oldies will love the massive blocks of ice carved into animals, figures as well as lanterns of all shapes and sizes.
Avid readers on a holiday here should feel excited as ‘The Bookworm International Literary Festival’ is all set to happen in March offering meetings with novelists and poets from all over the world at lively discussions or sophisticated literary dinners. Yet more is in store for the fashion enthusiasts at the China International Clothing & Accessories Fair (CHIC), which is Asia's largest clothing exhibition.
Beijing International Kite Festival comes to the city in April with brightly colored kites dotting the sky above Chaoyang Park. Get your hands on one of the pretty kites created like dragons or may be the acrobatic kites doing some tricks! ‘Jue Music + Art Festival’ is time for art lovers on a holiday to delve into city's underground arts scene with art exhibitions, theatre and music concerts.
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