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Chinese New Year: World celebrates advent of Year of Dog

AP

Published : Feb 17, 2018, 1:54 pm IST
Updated : Apr 7, 2018, 12:22 pm IST
Chinese around the world celebrated the arrival of the Year of the Dog on Friday with family reunions, firecrackers and traditional food. (Photos: AP)
Chinese around the world celebrated the arrival of the Year of the Dog on Friday with family reunions, firecrackers and traditional food. (Photos: AP)
The lion dance troupe performs during the first day of Chinese Lunar New Year at a temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The lion dance troupe performs during the first day of Chinese Lunar New Year at a temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Lion dancers perform as they celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year, parading through China Town in Yokohama, near Tokyo.
Lion dancers perform as they celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year, parading through China Town in Yokohama, near Tokyo.
Youngsters watch as ethnic Chinese people perform lion dance on the first day of Lunar New Year in Kolkata,
Youngsters watch as ethnic Chinese people perform lion dance on the first day of Lunar New Year in Kolkata,
A performer takes part in a night parade to celebrate Chinese New Year in Hong Kong.
A performer takes part in a night parade to celebrate Chinese New Year in Hong Kong.
oung dancers performance on the stage during celebrations on the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year in Madrid.
oung dancers performance on the stage during celebrations on the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year in Madrid.
Participants adjust their costumes before their performance during a temple fair to celebrate the Lunar New Year holiday at a public park in Beijing
Participants adjust their costumes before their performance during a temple fair to celebrate the Lunar New Year holiday at a public park in Beijing
An ethnic Chinese Thai offers incense during prayers at the Leng Nuei Yee Chinese temple in Bangkok, Thailand.
An ethnic Chinese Thai offers incense during prayers at the Leng Nuei Yee Chinese temple in Bangkok, Thailand.

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