Lunar New Year celebrations around the world

Saturday, 2017-01-28 05:22:08
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Fireworks light up sky at a Spring Festival gala show on the Orange Isle in Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province, Jan. 27, 2017. (Xinhua)
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NDO – Nations around the globe have entered the 2017 lunar New Year. Following are several moments on the occasion of the week-long lunar New Year holiday.

A couple watch fireworks over Manhattan of New York, the United States, celebrating the Lunar Year of the Rooster, on Jan. 26, 2017. (Xinhua)

People pray at Seng Guan Temple during the Lunar New Year celebrations in Chinatown in Manila, Philippines. (Reuters)

A child holds incense sticks at Dharma Sakti temple as she prays during the Lunar New Year, in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Reuters)

Dancers perform a lion dance in front of a temple as they celebrate the Lunar New Year in China Town, in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Japan. (Reuters)

Girls pray in a temple during the Lunar New Year's festival in Chinatown, in Yangon, Myanmar. (Reuters)

A man is seen selling goods in a decorations market during Lunar New Year eve in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (Reuters)

Rooster decorations are on sale outside of a restaurant in Chinatown in London, Britain. (EPA)

Residents set off fireworks on the eve of Lunar New Year in Beijing, China. (AP)

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