Just like many other parts in the world, people of China also celebrate Gregorian New Year on 1st January however the celebrations are grand for the Chinese Lunar New Year with generally takes place in February.
Normally there are no major fireworks display on the the occasion of New Year’s Eve on 31st December in Beijing.
There will be some celebrations in western establishments such as bars and restaurants.
However, there will be some New Year Fireworks display within Ring Road 5 as except that in most of the other parts of the city it is illegal to use fireworks except for the 2 weeks of the Chinese new year.
Last year was the first time that Beijing has a New Year’s Countdown which had light projected on the Temple of Heaven.
Apart from this, on the occasion of the New Year, Chinese President deliveres his new year speech via China Radio International, China National Radio and China Central Television.
Expect the same this year also.
If you happen to come to Beijing to enjoy your New Year Celebrations, then you can also see other famous places and monuments in Beijing city like – Tiananmen, Temple of Heaven, National Center for the Performing Arts, Beijing National Stadium, The museum at Zhoukoudian, Tianning Pagoda, Wangfujing Street, Wangfujing Cathedral, etc.
Apart from Beijing, New Year Fireworks display, concerts and parties also take place in other major cities of China like – Shanghai, etc.
In 2017, Chinese New Year will be celebrated on Saturday, January 28, 2017.
If you are not present there in Beijing during the new year’s time then don’t worry, you can find below Photos & Videos of New Year 2017 Fireworks Display from Beijing.
Beijing – China New Year Fireworks 2017 Display Photos :
Beijing – China New Year Fireworks 2017 Display Videos :
Beijing – China New Year Fireworks Display 2017 Live Telecast / Streaming :
In China, you can watch Beijing New Year 2017 Fireworks LIVE on TV on Beijing Television Station, (BTV), China Central Television (CCTV), China Xinhua News Network Corporation (CNC), etc.
Beijing, China falls in GMT/UTC + 8:00 hour timezone so it welcomes the New Year six hours after the New Year strikes first at Kiritimati, Kiribati which falls in GMT +14 timezone.
To watch Beijing New year Fireworks 2017 LIVE Streaming on internet you have to adjust your watch accordingly with relation to the timezone of your city.