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Lunar New Year celebrations around the world
By Reuters -
Images from Lunar New Year celebrations in Australia, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines among others
Fireworks explode during the River Hongbao Lunar New Year celebrations at the Marina Bay floating platform in Singapore February 6, 2016. REUTERS/Edgar Su  
Fireworks explode next to spectators in front of the Sydney Opera House as it glows red as part of celebrations for the upcoming Lunar New Year of the Monkey in Australia, February 6, 2016. REUTERS/David Gray  
People crowd around the urn as they wait to plant the first joss stick of the Lunar New Year of the Monkey at the stroke of midnight at the Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho temple in Singapore February 7, 2016. REUTERS/Edgar Su  
People pray at a temple to celebrate Chinese New Year in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand February 8, 2016. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom 
A traditional chinese dragon dances during the celebration of the Chinese New Year in Chinatown in Bangkok, Thailand February 8, 2016. REUTERS/Jorge Silva 
Lion dancers carry their costumes on the Eve of the Chinese New Year celebrations in Manila's Chinatown, Philippines February 7, 2016. REUTERS/Erik De Castro  
Members of the Pak Mei DE Lao Wei San Kung-Fu school perform to celebrate Chinese New Year in front of the Shangri-La hotel in Paris, France, February 8, 2016. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen 
A lion dancer receives a red envelope, called "ang pao", containing money during a celebration of the Chinese New Year in Manila's Chinatown, Philippines February 8, 2016. REUTERS/Erik De Castro 
Drummers from "Spark!" in Britain perform during a Lunar New Year parade in Hong Kong, China February 8, 2016 to celebrate the first day of the Lunar New Year of the Monkey. REUTERS/Bobby Yip 
Men perform a lion dance outside a restaurant during Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Chinatown in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Japan, February 8, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter 
A performer plays an instrument at a temple fair in the beginning of Chinese Lunar New Year, at Huangsi Temple in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China, February 8, 2016. REUTERS/Sheng Li 
Members of the Chinese community perform a lion dance as they take part in the celebrations to mark the Chinese New Year in Kolkata, India, February 8, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri 
People pray with joss sticks at Dharma Bhakti Temple on the first day of the Lunar New Year in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 8, 2016. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside 
Customers watch a lion dance performance at a restaurant during Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Chinatown in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Japan, February 8, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter 
A woman release birds for good fortune at Dharma Bhakti Temple on the first day of the Lunar New Year in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 8, 2016. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside 
Guests toss an 88 kg plate of yusheng or raw fish during a "lo hei" (Cantonese for "to toss luck") dinner ahead of the Lunar New Year in Singapore, January 8, 2016. REUTERS/Edgar Su 
People burn incense as they pray for good fortune on the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year, at a temple in Chengdu, Sichuan province, February 8, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer 
Spectators watch as colorful fireworks light up the night sky welcoming the Chinese New Year at the Chinatown in Manila, February 7, 2016. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco 
Performers wearing costumes dance at a temple fair in the beginning of Chinese Lunar New Year, at Huangsi Temple in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China, February 8, 2016. REUTERS/Sheng Li 
A child holds an offering at a temple during Chinese New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 8, 2016. REUTERS/Olivia Harris 
People pray at a temple during Chinese New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 8, 2016. REUTERS/Olivia Harris 
Installations are reflected in a lake at the Magical Lantern Festival, created to celebrate the Chinese New Year, at Chiswick House Gardens in London, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls 
A worker checks Chinese lanterns as part of decorations in preparations for Chinese New Year celebrations on February 8 in Chinatown in Manila, February 5, 2016. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco 
A boy runs across the floor of a temple decorated with lanterns to celebrate Chinese New Year in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 7, 2016. REUTERS/Olivia Harris 
A Vietnamese woman, wearing the traditional "ao dai" long dress, poses for photos along peach blossom flowers ahead of the Vietnamese "Tet" (Lunar New Year festival), in a field in Hanoi, Vietnam, February 2, 2016. REUTERS/Kham 
Dancers perform a lion dance outside a local shop during celebrations of the Chinese Lunar New Year of the Monkey in Chinatown in Panama City, Panama, February 8, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso 
A child plays beneath lanterns at a temple decorated to celebrate the Chinese New Year in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 7, 2016. REUTERS/Olivia Harris 
People celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year in Manhattan's Chinatown in New York February 8, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid 
A woman touches a statue of a stone monkey for good fortune on the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year of the Monkey at Baiyun Temple, in Beijing, China, February 8, 2016. Tens of thousands of worshippers visited the ancient Taoist temple in China's capital commemorate the Year of the Monkey. REUTERS/Jason Lee 
A Filipino-Chinese businessman distributes his gift to spectators to welcome the Chinese New Year at the Chinatown in Manila February 7, 2016. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco 
Chinese tourists receive souvenirs from airport officers as part of the Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thailand, February 5, 2016. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha