Lv Yitao to direct 2016 CCTV Spring Festival Gala

Lv Yitao to direct 2016 CCTV Spring Festival Gala
The CCTV official Weibo account published that Lv Yitao will be the chief director of the 2016 Spring Festival Evening Gala on 12 Oct. 2015. [Photo: Weibo.com]

China Central Television has confirmed that director Lv Yitao will be the chief director of the 2016 Spring Festival Evening Gala.

He is set to become the youngest chief director of the gala, ever.

The annual Spring Festival Gala has been one of the most watched programs during the Chinese traditional festival, since the CCTV first aired it in the 1960s.