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Expats celebrate CNY in Keqiao

ezhejiang.gov.cn| Updated: February 3, 2024 L M S


Over 10 expats from countries such as Yemen and the Netherlands gathered in Keqiao district, Shaoxing to the Chinese New Year of the Dragon. [Photo/Tide News]

Dragons are not only mythical but also mystical in Chinese culture. They convey strength, wisdom and good fortune. In ancient times, the dragon was regarded as a divine being capable of controlling the weather and bringing rain.

People worshiped and revered dragons, praying for favorable winds and abundant harvests. Dragons were prominently featured on a wide array of everyday objects, serving as powerful symbols that embodied the people's profound aspirations and hopes.