NEW YEAR IN PING WEI
CATEGORYChildren of China
Celebrate Chinese New Year in a rural Chinese village. Also known as the Spring Festival, New Year is a time when families reunite and mythical dragons come to life. Narrated in both English and Mandarin (with subtitles) New Year in Ping Wei follows Liu Yen Twin and her family as they celebrate the most important holiday on the Chinese calendar. From preparation of the family reunion dinner and the symbolic burning of paper money to firecrackers and fireworks, all the traditions of New Year are captured in this colorful sequel to One Day in Ping Wei. “This unique production is beautifully filmed.” Video Librarian Magazine “A good resource for introducing students to life in rural China.” Booklist Publications, American Library Association.