Luna New Year

Chinese visitors enjoy sledding and skat...Chinese visitors enjoy sledding and skating on the partially frozen Houhai Lake during the Lunar New Year holiday in Beijing on February 6, 2014. Beijing saw its warmest New Year's period in six decades with temperatures averaging 8 degree celcius above normal and with no snowfall yet to hit the city.

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Visitors enjoy sledding and skating on the partially frozen Houhai Lake during the lunar new year holiday in Beijing. Beijing is seeing its warmest new year period in six decades with temperatures averaging 8 degrees centigrade above normal, with snowfall yet to hit the city. Read more

A man (R) prays as sunlight shines throu...A man (R) prays as sunlight shines through hanging incense coils at the Tin Hau Temple in the Yau Ma Tei area of Hong Kong on the fourth day of the Lunar New Year holiday on February 3, 2014.  Chinese communities across Asia came together to usher in the Year of the Horse, with tens of thousands of worshippers flocking to temples across China to pray for good fortune in the new year.

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A man prays as sunlight shines through hanging incense coils at the Tin Hau Temple in the Yau Ma Tei area of Hong Kong on the fourth day of the lunar new year holiday on Monday. Chinese communities across Asia came together to usher in the Year of the Horse, with tens of thousands flocking to temples across China to pray for good fortune Read more