Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth |
Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth
Ep: 1 "Migration"
Chinese New Year is one of the biggest events on the planet and every year a sixth of the world’s population travels home to celebrate with their families. Based in the heart of Beijing, this eye-opening series offers an unprecedented look into one of the most spectacular events on Earth. Each episode explores a different side to this celebration, from Beijing West train station where 8 million passengers a day squeeze onto trains to take them thousands of miles home to Xinfadi food market where families, restaurants and businesses stock up for the New Year Feast.


Ep 1
Watch Until March 10, 2:00am
Ep 2
Watch Until March 17, 2:00am
Ep 3
Watch February 21, 10:00pm
Chinese New Year sees the largest annual human migration in the world as millions of people in China make the journey home. In this episode, Kate Humble, Jing Lusi and Ant Anstead follow the lead-up to New Year at the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival. (1 of 3)
The Hairy Bikers, Dave Myers and Si King, take us to New Year's Eve in Beijing. Meanwhile, Jing goes behind-the-scenes at the world's most popular television show, CCTV's Chunwan Gala, and Kate takes part in a flower auction as lucky red roses are sold for New Year. (2 of 3)
Kate and Ant are in Hong Kong to see what happens right after New Year, and the Hairy Bikers are in Beijing at the Temple Fair, where they explore a tradition from Imperial China. Ant goes to Liuyang, the city that produces nearly all of China's fireworks. (3 of 3)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Wed Feb 21, 10:00pm
Thu Feb 22, 2:00am

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