This week our office in China has been closed, due to the Spring Festival, or Chinese New Year. This year is the “Year of the Goat“. We all know that China has one of the most ubiquitous cultures in the world, but would you believe the celebrations people have all over the world?
Check out how the rest of the world celebrates!
1. Perth, Australia
Fireworks light up the night sky over the Swan River in East Perth, Australia in 2013.
2. London, UK
Chinese dragon on the streets of London in 2009.
3. Vancouver, Canada
A cloud of firework smoke fills the air of a street in Vancouver, BC at the Spring Festival parade in 2010.
4. The Hague, Netherlands
This shot captures fire crackers mid-explosion in front of a shop in Chinatown, The Hague.
5. Edmonton, Canada
Children performing cultural dance at Edmonton’s Chinese New Year Extravaganza in 2015.
6. San Francisco, USA
Hipsters in San Francisco take the opportunity to light off some fireworks in Chinatown in 2013.
7. Yokohama, Japan
A Sun Wukong in Yokohama, one of the largest Chinatowns in the world.
8. Dublin, Ireland
Dancer performs at Dublin Chinese New Year Festival (DCNYF) in 2014.
9. Liverpool, England
2014 was the “Year of the Horse” as you can see in Liverpool.
10. Manila, Philippines
Dragon performers take a breather in Manila, Philippines in 2014.
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