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Zhoushan holds Spring Festival celebration

Updated : 2020-01-21 (chinadaily.com.cn)

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Locals in the city of Zhoushan enjoy themselves at a two-day Spring Festival celebration on Jan 19.[Photo/zhoushan.cn]

A Spring Festival celebration was held at a city-level public gym in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang province from Jan 19 to 20.

The event was held by the city's center of spiritual civilization development and bureau of culture, radio, film, television, tourism and sports, and consisted of three major elements – food, games, and cultural performances.

There were a total of 40 food stands at the event, selling a variety of traditional food from the city, including smoked fish and cooked wheaten food.

"The food sold was absolutely delicious and tasted just like the food from my childhood," said a local woman surnamed Yue, who came with her daughter.

"The games were interesting. My daughter and I had a great time," said Wang Xiong, a local man who came with his family.

The event was held to create festive atmosphere for locals and gave them a chance to enjoy the city's traditional culture, said an official at the bureau of culture, radio, film, television, tourism and sports.