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Chinese New Year
People around the world celebrate the Lunar New Year
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Meet the calligrapher preserving Hong Kong's Chinese New Year crafts
In the run up to the Lunar New Year, Hong Kong's calligraphy artists set up on the streets. With brush and ink, they create traditional decorations that are a seasonal feature at homes and offices.
Vietnam nears Lunar New Year hoping for virus recovery
Vietnamese people are making their preparations for the Lunar New Year of the Tiger, the most festive event of the year, amid warnings of caution against COVID-19.
Tiger sculptures and totem poles decorate the streets of Taiwan
Tiger sculptures and totems decorate the streets of Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, ahead of the Year of the Tiger on 1 February.
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It's one of the globe’s biggest annual celebrations with approximately one-fifth of humanity taking part in the festivities. Though the pandemic has closed temples and severely limited travel and family gatherings, many traditional celebrations ARE going ahead across Asia and beyond.
These baby pandas will make your Chinese New Year
Watch these baby pandas make their first public outing in China, just in time for the New Year’s celebrations.
How to celebrate Chinese New Year at home
With Chinese New Year plans on pause this year, we explore how you can recreate the festivities at home.
Watch: Chinese New Year is celebrated at the Eiffel Tower
Performances took place in Paris on Saturday.
North Korea celebrates Lunar New Year with tributes to its leaders
North Korea joined in Lunar New Year celebrations on Saturday, beginning with a traditional show of loyalty for the country's former leaders.
Drones turn China's Lantern Festival hi-tech
The drones created shapes including a pelican, a lantern, and letters spelling out "Happy Lantern Festival" in the southern city of Haikou.
Sparks fly for Lunar New Year in ancient light show
Molten steel is heated to 1,600 Celcius and flung against a cold brick wall, sparking a spectacle of white-hot light.
Blooming cherry blossoms create pleasant sea of colours in east China
A huge area of cherry blossoms has turned a scenic park into a sea of soothing colours in east China's Ganzhou City, adding to the festive atmosphere of the Chinese Lunar New Year.
Lanterns light up sky of ancient Chinese city
Thousands of lanterns illuminated the skies of China's ancient city of Kaifeng on Monday, as it held the International Lantern Festival amid Lunar New Year celebrations.
London and Milan celebrate Chinese New Year
London celebrated Chinese New Year on Sunday, with crowds gathering in Trafalgar Square and lining the streets to watch a parade wind its way to Chinatown.
Chinese worshippers pray to God of Wealth
People in China paid homage to the God of Wealth on Saturday, praying for good fortune.
Wagner’s The Valkyrie debuts in Abu Dhabi
Richard Wagner’s The Valkyrie was staged in the United Arab Emirates for the very first time. The performance was part of the Abu Dhabi Classics season, an initiative that brings international musical talent to the emirates.
UAE residents celebrate the Chinese New Year
Chinese residents in the United Arab Emirates gathered to celebrate the Lunar New Year.
North Koreans celebrate first day of Lunar New Year
Family members exchanged gifts and dressed in traditional attire.
Pigs mark Spring Festival by racing in southwest China
A pig race provided light entertainment for spectators during the first day of the Chinese New Year in Langmushui Village in the county-level city of Duyun in southwest China's Guizhou Province.
Dancing dragons and lions ring in Lunar New Year in Argentina
Dancing dragons and lions helped ring in a colourful and fun-filled Lunar New Year in Buenos Aires on Saturday.
Celebrations for the Chinese Lunar New Year
People have come together to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year/ Spring Festival in South and Southwest China.
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People the world over take to the streets to celebrate the year of the dog.
Celebrating Tibetan New Year
Tibetans living in Xiaobawang Village of Danba County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, celebrated Tibetan New Year - Losar on Friday which also began the Spring Festival.
China welcomes Lunar New Year
The beginning of the Year of the Dog was marked with a traditional bell-ringing ceremony in Beijing.
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