Cartoon characters join in the Chinese traditional dragon dance in Shanghai Disney Resort in Shanghai, east China, Jan. 11, 2017. As the Spring Festival approaches, Chinese traditional elements were added to the activities at Shanghai Disney Resort. (Xinhua/Ding Ting)
SHANGHAI, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) --As the Chinese New Year approaches, Shanghai Disney said Wednesday it has started bracing for its first-ever Lunar New Year with spectacular entertainment programs for visitors.
In honor of the holiday for the Year of the Rooster, the resort is presenting a spectacular series of entertainment programs, seasonal food and beverage offerings, lucky bags and holiday-themed shopping experiences, it said.
The Chinese Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival, falls on Jan. 28. Chinese have a weeklong holiday for the most important festival of the year.
Throughout the Spring Festival season, the highlight in Shanghai Disneyland will be the nightly program, "Ignite the Dream: A Nighttime Spectacular of Magic and Light" followed by a special event featuring new year wishes from tourists.
Shanghai Disneyland received 4 million visitors in its first four months of operation since mid-June last year.