Beijing was awfully quiet this Chinese New Year’s Eve

2010 Four years ago, I wrote this about Chinese New Year’s Eve fireworks: There was a time, years ago, when Chinese New Year’s Eve in Beijing was the world’s most bombastic celebration of existence, a collective yell held for three straight hours amid concussions of light and racket. Because here we were, we declared, right here. Earth … Continue reading Beijing was awfully quiet this Chinese New Year’s Eve