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Photos of Lunar New Year Celebrations 2017

Hundreds of millions of people around the world celebrate the Lunar New Year.

A woman takes pictures of firework on the eve of the Chinese Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival, in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

 



A man looks at his phone as fireworks explode on the eve of the Chinese Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival, in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

 

Dancers perform a lion dance in front of a temple as they celebrate the Lunar New Year in China Town, in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Japan. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

 

A child holds incense sticks at Dharma Sakti temple as she prays during the Chinese Lunar New Year, in Jakarta, Indonesia. REUTERS/Beawiharta

 

People pray at Seng Guan Temple during the Lunar New Year celebrations in Chinatown in Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Czar Dancel
Children play with fire crackers on the eve of the Chinese Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival, in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

 

People watch firework explode from a rooftop on the eve of the Chinese Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival, in Mengcheng, Anhui province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

 

Children use makeshift dragon dancer’s costume as they perform in front of vendors on the eve of Lunar New Year in Manila’s Chinatown, Philippines. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
A dancer is seen inside of a Chinese lion’s head during the Lunar New Year’s eve celebration in Chinatown, in Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
Girls pray in a temple during the Chinese Lunar New Year’s festival in Chinatown, in Yangon, Myanmar. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
Children play with fire crackers on the eve of the Chinese Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival, in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China. REUTERS/Stringer
A nurse takes care of newborn babies wearing Chinese traditional costumes to celebrate the Chinese New Year at the nursery room of Paolo Chockchai 4 Hospital, in Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
Buddhist monks pray inside a temple during the Lunar New Year’s eve celebrations in Chinatown, in Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
A woman prays in a temple during the Lunar New Year’s eve celebrations, in Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
A boy sits on his father’s shoulders as they visit the Chinese Lunar New Year’s festival in Chinatown, in Yangon, Myanmar. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
People burn incense sticks at a temple as they celebrate the Lunar New Year in China Town, in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Japan. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
A man prays at a temple to celebrate Chinese New Year in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
Kim Chi Tran (R), next to her son Thai An, looks for the grave of a relative killed during the Vietnam War, ahead of the Vietnamese lunar new year (or Tet) when it is tradition to visit the graves of loved ones, at the Viet-Laos national cemetery in Nghe An province, Vietnam. REUTERS/Kham
People walk on a street decorated with Chinese lamps to celebrate the Lunar New Year in Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
A man is seen selling goods in a decorations market during Lunar New Year eve in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. REUTERS/Samrang Pring