Dancers in Chinese state television's Spring Festival Gala
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Gala spectacle for Chinese New Year

China is celebrating the arrival of the Year of the Horse and many people across the country are set to enjoy a week-long holiday, featuring generous banquets and visits to relatives.

At the centre of it all is China's television event of the year, a spectacle watched by millions.

Celia Hatton went backstage in Beijing to watch the preparations for Chinese state television's Spring Festival Gala.

  • 31 Jan 2014
  • From the section Asia
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