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Chinese Lunar New Year celebrated globally
Updated: 2019-02-11 16:35:15
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A foreign tourist chooses goods to buy for the Chinese Spring Festival in Pancora, Jakarta, Indonesia, on Feb 4. [Photo/Xinhua]

On the occasion of the Chinese Lunar New Year, splendid celebrations have taken place in many countries. People from all over the world and overseas Chinese have experienced Chinese New Year culture and shared in the happiness of the festival. 

The world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa Tower, stages a light show to welcome the Chinese Lunar New Year in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Feb 4. [Photo/Xinhua]

Spring Festival decorations are placed in front of 10 Downing Street, the prime minister's residence in London, on Jan 31 to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year. [Photo/Xinhua]

Saladin Citadel in Cairo, Egypt, which has a history of nearly 1,000 years, is illuminated in red for the first time to celebrate China's Spring Festival on Jan 28. [Photo/Xinhua]

Actors in costumes pose in front of the London Eye, illuminated with red lights in London, England, on Feb 4. That night, the London Eye featured red and gold lighting to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year. [Photo/Xinhua]

The Empire State Building in New York, USA, starts a Spring Festival-themed light show to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year on Feb 4. [Photo/Xinhua]

Tokyo Tower, a landmark building in Tokyo, Japan, is decorated with red lights for the first time in celebration of the Chinese Spring Festival on the evening of Feb 4. [Photo/Xinhua]

The Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia, are lit up with Chinese red lights on the evening of Feb 4. [Photo/Xinhua]

Chinese New Year activities officially open at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Feb 4. [Photo/Xinhua]

Actors perform a lion dance during the Happy Spring Festival parade in Antwerp, Belgium, on Feb 2. [Photo/Xinhua]

A little girl takes photos on Feb 4 at the Chinese Lantern Festival in Belgrade, capital of Serbia. On the same day, the first Chinese Lantern Festival opened at the Kalemegdan Fortress in downtown Belgrade to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year. [Photo/Xinhua]

A flash show appears in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Jan 19. The event is part of the series of Happy Spring Festival activities, co-sponsored by the Copenhagen Chinese Cultural Center and Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism. [Photo/Xinhua]

At the Spring Festival party held at the Permanent Exhibition Hall of the Sixth Congress of the Communist Party of China on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia, Chinese and Russian teenagers jointly sing songs to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year on Feb 2. [Photo/Xinhua]

Actors perform a dragon dance on the square outside the Rio State Capitol in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Feb 4. The Rio State Council held its first event this year to celebrate the Chinese Spring Festival with overseas Chinese. [Photo/Xinhua]

A dragon dance team composed of members of the Finnish Wushu Association performs at the Spring Festival temple fair in Helsinki, Finland. The Happy Spring Festival Helsinki Temple Fair has been held for 13 years. [Photo/Xinhua]

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