A Halloween partygoer in costume attends a festive event in Beijing last year. Photo: Reuters A Halloween partygoer in costume attends a festive event in Beijing last year. Photo: Reuters
A Halloween partygoer in costume attends a festive event in Beijing last year. Photo: Reuters

Halloween in China: just a bit of fun, or too scary for the authorities?

  • Many Chinese are happy to enjoy parties and school activities, while others object to importing Western traditions
  • Some local governments ban festive costumes and make-up from subway or brand them a threat to social stability

Topic |   China Society
A Halloween partygoer in costume attends a festive event in Beijing last year. Photo: Reuters A Halloween partygoer in costume attends a festive event in Beijing last year. Photo: Reuters
A Halloween partygoer in costume attends a festive event in Beijing last year. Photo: Reuters
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