Streaming video

Title Chinese New Year. Episode 2, Reunion / presented by Kate Humble, Ant Anstead, Lu Sijing, David Myers, Simon King
Published London, England : BBC Worldwide, 2016


Description 1 online resource (50 minutes)
Summary The Hairy Bikers Dave Myers and Si King take us to New Year's Eve in Beijing, following an extraordinary day in China's capital city. They experience life in the mega-city on this special day, from preparations at the bell tower, which can only ever ring on the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve, to a Beijing family, the Zhangs, who are getting ready for the biggest family get-together of the year. The whole city comes to a halt as everyone gathers round dinner tables to tuck into the traditional reunion dinner. Jing Lusi goes behind the scenes at what some call the world's most popular television show - CCTV's Chunwan Gala, watched by 800 million viewers. For the performers, this is a make-or-break opportunity. Kate Humble takes part in a huge flower auction in the warmer Yunnan province as bales of flowers - mostly lucky red roses - are sold to hit the shops in time for new year. Ant Anstead discovers how the spirit baijiu is made in 450-year-old pits and learns the subtle etiquette that surrounds its drinking
Notes "The biggest celebration on Earth"
Title from resource description page (viewed January 15, 2019)
Performer Presenters: Kate Humble, Ant Anstead, Lu Sijing, David Myers, Simon King
Notes In English
Subject Chinese New Year.
Holidays -- China
Chinese New Year.
Manners and customs.
China -- Social life and customs.
Beijing (China) -- Social life and customs
China -- Beijing.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Documentaires télévisés.
Form Streaming video
Author Locke, Bill (Producer), director, screenwriter.
Humble, Kate, presenter
Anstead, Ant, presenter
Lu, Sijing, presenter
Myers, Dave, 1957- presenter
King, Simon, 1962- presenter.
Lion Television Ltd., production company.
BBC Worldwide Ltd., film distributor.