Sheldon Xie is an M.A. Candidate in Asian Studies at the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs and a China Brief Research Intern at The Jamestown Foundation. His research interests include the domestic politics of China, Chinese foreign policy, U.S.-China relations, and international relations in East Asia.
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The CCTV Spring Festival Gala: A Cultural Showcase Loses its Luster
Introduction Every year on Lunar New Year’s Eve, people all over China gather around the television with hot dumplings to watch the China Central Television (CCTV) Chunwan (春晚)—Spring Festival Gala.