Light show at Shanghai Happy Valley celebrates year-end festivities

Fifty big sets of lights were featured at four theme areas and they were made by about 100 craftsmen from Zigong, Sichuan Province, renowned as the hometown of colorful lights.
Jiang Xiaowei

Two boys visit the light show at the Shanghai Happy Valley over the weekend to celebrate the upcoming Christmas and Chinese Lunar New Year.

Jiang Xiaowei

The Shanghai Happy Valley is illuminated as a grand light show kicks off at the amusement park over the weekend to celebrate the upcoming Christmas and Chinese Lunar New Year.

The Shanghai Happy Valley was illuminated as a grand light show kicked off at the amusement park over the weekend to celebrate the upcoming Christmas and Chinese Lunar New Year.

Fifty big sets of lights were featured at four theme areas and they were made by about 100 craftsmen from Zigong City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, renowned as the hometown of colorful lights.

A snow town was filled with festive atmosphere, featuring trains, dreamlike houses, pine branches, gold panning machines, snowmen and Christmas decorations like garland and gift boxes.

Jiang Xiaowei

A girl poses at the light show at the Shanghai Happy Valley over the weekend to celebrate the upcoming Christmas and Chinese Lunar New Year.

Jiang Xiaowei

A father and his son pose at the light show at the Shanghai Happy Valley over the weekend to celebrate the upcoming Christmas and Chinese Lunar New Year.

Artificial snow will fall at the town every hour between 11am and 4pm in the Christmas season, and Santa Claus and snow princesses will give gifts and best wishes to visitors to the town.

A float parade, magic show and Christmas lighting ceremonies will be held.

A temple fair will introduce traditional drum performances from Jiangzhou County, Shanxi Province, and dragon-lion dances in the Pudong New Area's Sanlin Town to the amusement park in celebration of the Lunar New Year.

Street dances and hip-hop parties will also be staged at the park as part of the celebrations. The grand light show will conclude on March 2.

Jiang Xiaowei

The Shanghai Happy Valley is illuminated by 50 million lights as a grand light show kicks off at the amusement park over the weekend to celebrate the upcoming Christmas and Chinese Lunar New Year.


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