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Participants walk in the Chinese Lunar New Year parade in the streets of Hong Kong.
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A child tries to light joss sticks at a temple in Shanghai.
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Performers take part in a night parade to celebrate Chinese New Year in Hong Kong.
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A Chinese man prays for health and fortune on the first day of the Lunar New Year at Yonghegong Lama Temple in Beijing.
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A man burns joss sticks while praying at a temple in Shanghai.
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Ethnic Chinese pay a visit to a temple decorated with Chinese traditional lanterns in preparation of the upcoming Chinese New Year in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Chinese students walk in a procession with a dragon mask during Chinese New Year celebrations in Kolkata, India.
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A boy performs during an acrobatic show at the Dongyue Temple fair on the second day of the Chinese New Year in Beijing.
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A woman burns joss sticks while praying for good fortune on the third day of the Lunar New Year, at a temple in Hong Kong.
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Chinese performers dressed in traditional costumes prepare to perform at the Dongyue Temple fair to celebrate the Chinese New Year in Beijing.
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A Chinese girl uses a cylinder while performing an acrobatic show at the Dongyue Temple fair during celebrations for the Chinese New Year in Beijing.
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Fireworks explode over the Victoria Harbour to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year in Hong Kong.
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A man prays at a temple in Shanghai, China, during celebrations for the Chinese Lunar New Year.
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