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Lanterns and dancing dragons: Asia ushers in Lunar New Year

February 04, 16:39 UTC+3

The Lunar New Year will fall on February 5 and will mark the first day of the 'Year of the Pig'

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Girls display piggy banks at the start of celebrations leading to the Lunar New Year at Manila's Lucky Chinatown Plaza in Manila
Girls display piggy banks at the start of celebrations leading to the Lunar New Year at Manila's Lucky Chinatown Plaza in Manila
Girls display piggy banks at the start of celebrations leading to the Lunar New Year at Manila's Lucky Chinatown Plaza in Manila
© AP Photo/Bullit Marquez
Pedestrians walk past a shop selling lanterns and Chinese traditional ornaments for the upcoming Lunar New Year or Spring Festival at Chinatown in Yangon, Myanmar
Pedestrians walk past a shop selling lanterns and Chinese traditional ornaments for the upcoming Lunar New Year or Spring Festival at Chinatown in Yangon, Myanmar
Pedestrians walk past a shop selling lanterns and Chinese traditional ornaments for the upcoming Lunar New Year or Spring Festival at Chinatown in Yangon, Myanmar
© EPA-EFE/LYNN BO BO
Lion dancers perform in the streets of Chinatown in Yangon, Myanmar
Lion dancers perform in the streets of Chinatown in Yangon, Myanmar
Lion dancers perform in the streets of Chinatown in Yangon, Myanmar
© EPA-EFE/LYNN BO BO
People walk past by a Spring Festival poster in Beijing, China. Lunar New Year, also named Spring Festival, will fall on February 5, 2019 and will mark the first day of the 'Year of the Pig'
People walk past by a Spring Festival poster in Beijing, China. Lunar New Year, also named Spring Festival, will fall on February 5, 2019 and will mark the first day of the 'Year of the Pig'
People walk past by a Spring Festival poster in Beijing, China. Lunar New Year, also named Spring Festival, will fall on February 5, 2019 and will mark the first day of the 'Year of the Pig'
© EPA-EFE/WU HONG
This year is the Year of the Earth Pig on the Chinese Lunar calendar and is supposed to represent abundance, diligence and generosity
This year is the Year of the Earth Pig on the Chinese Lunar calendar and is supposed to represent abundance, diligence and generosity
This year is the Year of the Earth Pig on the Chinese Lunar calendar and is supposed to represent abundance, diligence and generosity
© EPA-EFE/AHMAD YUSNI
A woman looks at pig plush toys in a stall at the Chinatown district of Singapore
A woman looks at pig plush toys in a stall at the Chinatown district of Singapore
A woman looks at pig plush toys in a stall at the Chinatown district of Singapore
© EPA-EFE/WALLACE WOON
Vendors carry pig-shaped balloons for sale in Hanoi, Vietnam
Vendors carry pig-shaped balloons for sale in Hanoi, Vietnam
Vendors carry pig-shaped balloons for sale in Hanoi, Vietnam
© AP Photo/Hau Dinh
A family passes under a buddha gate decoration ahead of Lunar New Year celebrations at the Dong Zen temple in Jenjarom, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
A family passes under a buddha gate decoration ahead of Lunar New Year celebrations at the Dong Zen temple in Jenjarom, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
A family passes under a buddha gate decoration ahead of Lunar New Year celebrations at the Dong Zen temple in Jenjarom, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
© EPA-EFE/FAZRY ISMAIL
Thai Lion Dancing performers prepare for a rehearsal in Bangkok, Thailand
Thai Lion Dancing performers prepare for a rehearsal in Bangkok, Thailand
Thai Lion Dancing performers prepare for a rehearsal in Bangkok, Thailand
© EPA-EFE/RUNGROJ YONGRIT
People walk past two pig scultures in Taipei, Taiwan
People walk past two pig scultures in Taipei, Taiwan
People walk past two pig scultures in Taipei, Taiwan
© EPA-EFE/DAVID CHANG
Pig figurines are displayed for sale on the eve of Chinese Lunar New Year in Taipei, Taiwan. During the Spring Festival, Chinese all over the world reunite with family members, visit friends and relatives, exchange gifts, give red envelopes with money inside to children, set off firecrackers and visit temples to pray for peace in the New Year
Pig figurines are displayed for sale on the eve of Chinese Lunar New Year in Taipei, Taiwan. During the Spring Festival, Chinese all over the world reunite with family members, visit friends and relatives, exchange gifts, give red envelopes with money inside to children, set off firecrackers and visit temples to pray for peace in the New Year
Pig figurines are displayed for sale on the eve of Chinese Lunar New Year in Taipei, Taiwan. During the Spring Festival, Chinese all over the world reunite with family members, visit friends and relatives, exchange gifts, give red envelopes with money inside to children, set off firecrackers and visit temples to pray for peace in the New Year
© EPA-EFE/RITCHIE B. TONGO
A family passes by pig decorations at the Dong Zen temple in Jenjarom, Malaysia
A family passes by pig decorations at the Dong Zen temple in Jenjarom, Malaysia
A family passes by pig decorations at the Dong Zen temple in Jenjarom, Malaysia
© EPA-EFE/FAZRY ISMAIL
Colorful decorations are seen ahead of Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations at the Dong Zen temple in Jenjarom, Malaysia
Colorful decorations are seen ahead of Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations at the Dong Zen temple in Jenjarom, Malaysia
Colorful decorations are seen ahead of Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations at the Dong Zen temple in Jenjarom, Malaysia
© EPA-EFE/FAZRY ISMAIL
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Girls display piggy banks at the start of celebrations leading to the Lunar New Year at Manila's Lucky Chinatown Plaza in Manila
© AP Photo/Bullit Marquez
Pedestrians walk past a shop selling lanterns and Chinese traditional ornaments for the upcoming Lunar New Year or Spring Festival at Chinatown in Yangon, Myanmar
© EPA-EFE/LYNN BO BO
Lion dancers perform in the streets of Chinatown in Yangon, Myanmar
© EPA-EFE/LYNN BO BO
People walk past by a Spring Festival poster in Beijing, China. Lunar New Year, also named Spring Festival, will fall on February 5, 2019 and will mark the first day of the 'Year of the Pig'
© EPA-EFE/WU HONG
This year is the Year of the Earth Pig on the Chinese Lunar calendar and is supposed to represent abundance, diligence and generosity
© EPA-EFE/AHMAD YUSNI
A woman looks at pig plush toys in a stall at the Chinatown district of Singapore
© EPA-EFE/WALLACE WOON
Vendors carry pig-shaped balloons for sale in Hanoi, Vietnam
© AP Photo/Hau Dinh
A family passes under a buddha gate decoration ahead of Lunar New Year celebrations at the Dong Zen temple in Jenjarom, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
© EPA-EFE/FAZRY ISMAIL
Thai Lion Dancing performers prepare for a rehearsal in Bangkok, Thailand
© EPA-EFE/RUNGROJ YONGRIT
People walk past two pig scultures in Taipei, Taiwan
© EPA-EFE/DAVID CHANG
Pig figurines are displayed for sale on the eve of Chinese Lunar New Year in Taipei, Taiwan. During the Spring Festival, Chinese all over the world reunite with family members, visit friends and relatives, exchange gifts, give red envelopes with money inside to children, set off firecrackers and visit temples to pray for peace in the New Year
© EPA-EFE/RITCHIE B. TONGO
A family passes by pig decorations at the Dong Zen temple in Jenjarom, Malaysia
© EPA-EFE/FAZRY ISMAIL
Colorful decorations are seen ahead of Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations at the Dong Zen temple in Jenjarom, Malaysia
© EPA-EFE/FAZRY ISMAIL

The Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, will fall on February 5 and will mark the first day of the 'Year of the Pig'. During the holiday, Chinese communities all across the globe will visit friends and relatives, exchange gifts, present red envelopes with money inside to children, set off firecrackers and visit temples to pray for peace in the New Year.

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