Chinese Regime

An Official TV Pageant That Chinese Liked, Whether They Liked it Or Not

Caption: Image of robots in one of performances during CCTV’s New Year Gala in 2016. (screenshot/CCTV)
Caption: Image of robots in one of performances during CCTV’s New Year Gala in 2016. (screenshot/CCTV)

Two traditions run in parallel every Chinese New Year: in the first, officially sanctioned one, the state broadcaster China Central Television airs a gaudy variety...

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