Governments around China have been trying to cool the public zest for celebrating Christmas, in a bid to resist Western cultural influences. EPA-EFE
Governments around China have been trying to cool the public zest for celebrating Christmas, in a bid to resist Western cultural influences. EPA-EFE

China cancels Christmas: why Santa Claus is not coming to town for Chinese kids

  • Options for Christmas celebrations beyond the malls and stores shrink as English-teaching centres shut down following a crackdown
  • Rising online nationalism combined with a boycott of Western cultural values is making many parents choose to forgo the festivities to ‘avoid trouble’

Topic |   China society
Governments around China have been trying to cool the public zest for celebrating Christmas, in a bid to resist Western cultural influences. EPA-EFE
Governments around China have been trying to cool the public zest for celebrating Christmas, in a bid to resist Western cultural influences. EPA-EFE
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