Chinese New Year
FOSHAN, CHINA - FEBRUARY 24: People crowded around the lettuce parterre greeting for good luck in the new year on February 24, 2013 in Foshan, Guangdong Province of China. 650,000 people walked throuth the Tongji Bridge with high raising windmills and carrying lettuce for safety and healthy in the new year. The Chinese Lunar New Year also known as the Spring Festival, which is based on the Lunisolar Chinese calendar, is celebrated from the first day of the first month of the lunar year and ends with Lantern Festival on the Fifteenth day. 2013 is the Year of the Snake according the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese Zodiac.
Despite the challenges and the financial impact of the Chinese New Year and a 20-day suspension of production due to government environmental inspection in this quarter, we are pleased that our cash position has continued to improve, supported by the Company's ability to generate cash consistently and maintain a competitive cost structure.
The Chinese New Year scenes were shot from a car park, other shots were filmed from bridges. I did a lot of walking around looking for open roofs
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