New Year revelers greet first rays of sunshine in Shandong

People enjoy the first sunrise of 2024 at the Wanpingkou scenic area in Rizhao, east China’s Shandong Province, on January 1, 2024. /CFP

People enjoy the first sunrise of 2024 at the Wanpingkou scenic area in Rizhao, east China’s Shandong Province, on January 1, 2024. /CFP

People enjoy the first sunrise of 2024 at the Wanpingkou scenic area in Rizhao, east China's Shandong Province, on January 1, 2024. /CFP

People enjoy the first sunrise of 2024 at the Wanpingkou scenic area in Rizhao, east China’s Shandong Province, on January 1, 2024. /CFP

People enjoy the first sunrise of 2024 at the Wanpingkou scenic area in Rizhao, east China’s Shandong Province, on January 1, 2024. /CFP

A dragon dance show is held at the Wanpingkou scenic area in Rizhao, east China's Shandong Province, to celebrate the arrival of the New Year on January 1, 2024. /CFP

A dragon dance show is held at the Wanpingkou scenic area in Rizhao, east China’s Shandong Province, to celebrate the arrival of the New Year on January 1, 2024. /CFP

A dragon dance show is held at the Wanpingkou scenic area in Rizhao, east China’s Shandong Province, to celebrate the arrival of the New Year on January 1, 2024. /CFP

A dragon dance show is held at the Wanpingkou scenic area in Rizhao, east China's Shandong Province, to celebrate the arrival of the New Year on January 1, 2024. /CFP

A dragon dance show is held at the Wanpingkou scenic area in Rizhao, east China’s Shandong Province, to celebrate the arrival of the New Year on January 1, 2024. /CFP

A dragon dance show is held at the Wanpingkou scenic area in Rizhao, east China’s Shandong Province, to celebrate the arrival of the New Year on January 1, 2024. /CFP

To welcome the year 2024, people gathered at the Wanpingkou Scenic Area in Rizhao, east China’s Shandong Province, to enjoy the first rays of sunlight of the New Year. As the sun rose over the horizon, a traditional dragon dance show was held, where people offered their greetings and blessings for the New Year.