Lantern and light show as countdown begins for Chinese New Year

Lantern and light show as countdown begins for Chinese New Year

This is footage from a lantern and light show as celebrations begin for the Chinese New Year. 

This is footage from a lantern and light show as celebrations begin for the Chinese New Year. 

The extravaganza in Deyang, in China's Sichuan Province, was a blend of the traditional lanterns and modern elements like a hologram projection.

This year the Chinese New Year is on 20 January. The show runs until 16 February.