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ⓘ CCTV New Years Gala. The CCTV New Years Gala is a Chinese New Year special produced by China Central Television. It was presented by Zhao Zhongxiang. ..




                                     

ⓘ CCTV New Years Gala

The CCTV New Years Gala is a Chinese New Year special produced by China Central Television. It was presented by Zhao Zhongxiang.

                                     

1. History

Since 1983, the variety program has been broadcast on the eve of Chinese New Year.

The show features various acts, including

  • Acrobatics 杂技
  • Song and dance 歌舞
  • Skits 小品 with a focus on comedy.
  • Xiangsheng 相声 or Stand-up comedy

Across the span of years, viewers have had mixed reactions. According to the New York Times, "complaining about the show - with its blend of comedy, singing, dancing and propaganda - is as much a tradition as watching it."

Guest appearances

Performers who are famous in China are featured:

  • Jackie Chan 2005; 2009
  • Zhang Ziyi 2000; 2001; 2008
  • Dashan
                                     
  • yu opera. He was best known for opening the 2012 CCTV New Year s Gala on China Central Television CCTV performing a folk song. He also appeared in the
  • episodes. On January 27, 2017, Zhang made his first appearance at the CCTV Spring Gala Festival and presented alongside Chinese actor Jing Boran. In April
  • broadcast history, drawing more than 400, 000, 000 viewers, more than CCTV s New Year s Gala earlier that year. The final peaked at 280, 000, 000 viewers at a
  • 78, Chinese television news anchor Xinwen Lianbo and presenter CCTV New Year s Gala liver cancer. Pietro Anastasi, 71, Italian footballer Juventus