Welcoming Lunar New Year around world

Posted : 2024-02-12 09:55 Updated : 2024-02-13 09:56
Crowd watch fireworks lighting up over Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour, Feb. 11, on the second day of the Lunar New Year of the Dragon. AP-Yonhap

Crowds watch the fireworks lighting up over Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour, Feb. 11, on the second day of the Lunar New Year of the Dragon. AP-Yonhap

Korean performers take part in a parade in Hong Kong, Feb. 10, on the first day of the Lunar New Year of the Dragon. Reuters-Yonhap

A mother and her son run to catch a train on the eve of the Lunar New Year holiday at Seoul Station in Seoul, Feb. 9. AP-Yonhap

North Korean refugees and their family members bow to respect for their ancestors in North Korea as they visit the Imjingak Pavilion in Paju, South Korea, near the border with the North, to celebrate the Lunar New Year, Feb. 10. AP-Yonhap

Children play folk games on the first day of the Lunar New Year of the Dragon, in Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, Feb. 10. AFP-Yonhap

A young girl takes part in a folk game on the first day of the Lunar New Year of the Dragon, in Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung Square, Feb. 10. AFP-Yonhap

Youngsters pose for a photo on the first day of the Lunar New Year of the Dragon in Kim Il Sung Square, Pyongyang, Feb. 10. AFP-Yonhap

People tour the popular Poyang ancient street decorated with a dragon and lanterns in Jinhua, east China's Zhejiang province, Feb. 5. AP-Yonhap

Visitors watch a show with sculptures of a 140-meter-long dragon, left, and a god of fortune around the Supertrees observatory at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, Feb. 7. AFP-Yonhap

Children watch as a diver wearing a "Mermaid of the Dragon Seas" costume performs in front of a stingray at Manila Ocean Park in the Philippines, Feb. 8. AFP-Yonhap

Women take a selfie with a giant dragon lantern decorated near the frozen Houhai Lake in Beijing, Feb. 8. AP-Yonhap

Shoppers for the upcoming Lunar New Year celebrations crowd the Dihua street market in Taipei, Taiwan, Feb. 8. AP-Yonhap

People shop at a flower market in Taipei, Taiwan, Feb. 7, in preparation for Lunar New Year celebrations, which will welcome the Year of the Dragon. Reuters-Yonhap

Shoppers browse at a flower market in Hong Kong, Feb. 8, ahead of the Lunar New Year of the Dragon. AP-Yonhap

Believers gather around a ritual bonfire during the Dugzhuuba, a Buddhist pre-New Year ritual of purification, near the Datsan Gunzechoinei Buddhist Temple in St. Petersburg, Russia, Feb. 8. AP-Yonhap

A man looks at a dragon prosperity decoration as residents shop for decorations at a pavement shop in Beijing, Feb. 9, on the eve of the Lunar New Year. AP-Yonhap

A boy is carried in a cart as people walk on the street in Chinatown in Bangkok, Thailand, Feb. 8, during Lunar New Year's Eve. Reuters-Yonhap

People perform rituals during Lunar New Year's eve celebrations at a temple in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, Feb. 9. EPA-Yonhap

Worshippers pray as they burn their first joss sticks at a temple to welcome in the Lunar New Year of the Dragon in Hong Kong, Feb. 9. AP-Yonhap

A person wearing a Goku costume looks on at a temple in Hong Kong, Feb. 9, ahead of the first day of the Lunar New Year of the Dragon. Reuters-Yonhap

A man performs a lion dance at the Toa Se Bio Temple in Jakarta, Indonesia, Feb. 10. AFP-Yonhap

A man holds joy sticks during Lunar New Year celebration at Satya Dharma Temple in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, Feb. 10. AP-Yonhap

A man and a young girl pause in front of a statue of Buddha to mark the Lunar New Year at the International Buddhist Temple at dusk in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, Feb. 9. AP-Yonhap

Dancers perform the traditional Lion Dance during the Lunar New Year at Chinatown in Manila, Philippines, Feb. 10. EPA-Yonhap

People take part in a parade during celebrations of the the Lunar New Year of the Dragon in London, Feb. 11. Reuters-Yonhap

People try to catch red envelopes, or lai see, next to a lion figurine during celebrations in the Chinatown district of Manila, Feb. 10. AFP-Yonhap

Dragon dancers perform at a park in Beijing, Feb. 10, on the first day of the Lunar New Year of the Dragon. AFP-Yonhap

The crowd watches the International Lunar New Year Parade on the first day of the Lunar New Year of the Dragon in Hong Kong, Feb. 10. AP-Yonhap

People flock to a temple amid Lunar New Year celebrations in Beijing, Feb. 11. Reuters-Yonhap

Worshippers offer incense at Che Kung Temple to welcome in the Lunar New Year of the Dragon in Hong Kong, Feb. 10. AP-Yonhap

Worshippers offer incense at Che Kung Temple to welcome in the Lunar New Year of the Dragon in Hong Kong, Feb. 10. AP-Yonhap

Chinese artists dressed in traditional costumes and residents watch lion dancers perform an acrobatic show on stage at the Longtan Park's temple fair in Beijing on Feb. 11, the second day of Lunar New Year. AP-Yonhap

Chinese artists dressed in traditional costumes rest backstage before their show at the Longtan Park's temple fair in Beijing on Feb. 11, the second day of the Lunar New Year. AP-Yonhap