Festive fun at amusement park

Shanghai Happy Valley in Songjiang District is hosting a variety of performances and activities throughout the upcoming Spring Festival holiday, its operator said on Thursday.

Acrobatic performers from Russia, Latvia and Ukraine will show off their skills at the amusement park, and stilt shows and parades will also be part of the celebrations.

A Jiangzhou drum performance, an intangible cultural heritage, and street comic shows by overseas artists will be on offer.

The amusement park has been illuminated by tens of thousands of lights and lanterns as a magic light festival is underway until February 24.

The festival is comprised of six exhibition areas, featuring scenes of Chinatown, an ocean world, starry sky and the immortals of fu, lu, shou, literally meaning happiness, fortune and longevity.