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Chinese New Year 2014: Year of the Horse Photo Gallery, Celebrations Around the World

01/31/2014 23:40

By Larry Ong | January 31, 2014Last Updated: January 31, 2014 6:24 pm

    NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK - Lion dancers perform during the Asian Lunar New Year Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival, in Roosevelt Park, in New York's Chinatown, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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    Chinese world-wide ushered in the Year of the Horse on Jan. 31, 2014. Epoch Times showcases the 2014 Lunar New Year festivities across the globe.

     

    NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK – Lion dancers perform during the Asian Lunar New Year Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival, in Roosevelt Park, New York’s Chinatown, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. (Alex Ogle/AFP/Getty Images)

     

    HONG KONG - A woman reaches for a horse figure on display at a street market stall selling Chinese New Year items in Hong Kong on Jan. 3, 2014. (Alex Ogle/AFP/Getty Images)

     

    BEIJING, CHINA – A man dressed as a Qing Dynasty emperor performs in a reenactment of an imperial ritual ceremony praying for good harvest in the coming year at the Temple of Earth park on the Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) in Beijing Jan. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

     

    YOKOHAMA, JAPAN – A lion dance is performed in front of the Chinese restaurant in the Yokohama China Town on Jan. 31, 2014 in Yokohama, Japan. (Photo by Keith Tsuji/Getty Images)

     

    KOLKATA, INDIA – Chinese Lion dancers perform amid exploding fire crackers during Chinese New Year celebrations in Kolkata, India, Jan. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

     

    PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA – Dragon dancers perform in front of a temple on Jan. 30, 2014. (Photo by Nicolas Axelrod/Getty Images)

     

    RANGOON, BURMA – People perform a Chinese traditional lion dance during a dragon and lion dance competition marking the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year in Yangon on Jan. 24, 2014. (Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images)

     

    KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – A diver dressed as God of Prosperity gestures to visitors on the first day of Chinese New Year celebrations at Aquaria KLCC underwater park on Jan. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Daniel Chan)

     

    JAKARTA, INDONESIA – People hold incense and attend prayers during Chinese New Year celebrations for the Year of The Horse at Dharma Bakti Temple on Jan. 30, 2014. (Oscar Siagian/Getty Images)

     

    MANILA, PHILIPPINES – A fire eater performs in front of a business establishment in celebration of Chinese New Year at Manila’s Chinatown district of Binondo, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

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