Going ape for New Year

Source:Agencies Published: 2016-2-4 21:38:01

A window in the Empire State Building in New York City is decorated to celebrate the Chinese lunar new year Tuesday. It will be the year of the fire monkey, according to the Chinese zodiac. Photo: IC


Visitors walk under hundreds of Chinese red lanterns decorating Thean Hou Chinese temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Monday ahead of the upcoming Chinese lunar new year. Photo: IC


A man takes a photo of a circular arrangements of lanterns in Chinatown in Surakarta, Indonesia on Wednesday, ahead of Chinese lunar new year. Photo: CFP


A 66-meter-long dragon lantern is lit up for the opening night of the Magical Lantern Festival at Chiswick House and Gardens on Wednesday in London, UK. The lanterns, brought from China, also depict Terracotta Warriors and an Imperial Palace. The display lasts until March 6. Photo: CFP


Municipal workers arrange flowers next to a decoration of a monkey in Hanoi on Wednesday as the Vietnamese prepare to celebrate the lunar new year. Photo: AFP


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