Palace Museum to host Chinese New Year exhibition
A special exhibition will be held by China’s Palace Museum to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year, Xinhua reports.
Starting January 6, 2019, the first of the twelfth lunar month in Chinese calendar, a record-breaking number of around 1,000 antique items will reportedly be displayed at the famed museum.
The exhibition will be divided into six areas, fully displaying the customs of the Chinese New Year during the Qing Dynasty, with an open area decorated with historical customs of the dynasty and restored "royal" festival celebration activities.
According to Shan Jixiang, director of the Palace Museum, the three-month event will provide visitors to the Forbidden City a New Year atmosphere.