Happy Chinese New Year!
Diverse celebrations of the Chinese New Year have sent festive vibes across the city as people from various cultures express their good wishes for the Year of the Rabbit.
Shenzhen is an important stopover of the winter birds' East Asia-Australia migratory route, which is among the nine major flyways for bird migration. From October to April, a peak season for migrant birds in Shenzhen, is a good time for birdwatching since there are more than 200 species of resident birds that can be admired in the city, according to official data.
Bullet train G5820 from Hong Kong arrived at Shenzhen North Railway Station at around 7:22 a.m. today after an 18-minute trip, becoming the first train to Shenzhen as the high-speed railway connecting the mainland and Hong Kong resumed operation after nearly three years of suspension due to the pandemic.
The border between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong reopened today, paving the way for a restoration of economic and social ties that have been disrupted for three years.
Shenzhen's 2023 Spring Festival Flower Fair at its main venue in Gangxia, Futian District, yesterday. The fair, a traditional event that spices up the festive atmosphere of the Chinese New Year, will run from Sunday to Jan. 21. It will have 10 subvenues and a number of scattered flower markets across the city, with a total of 2,900 flower stalls. Shoppers can buy not only flowers but also Chinese New Year decorations.