Around the world people are celebrating the most important holiday in the Chinese calendar.
Chinese New Year – based on the ancient lunar calendar – will this weekend see millions of people join the celebrations with fireworks, gifts and colorful decorations.
The international celebration will be celebrated in countries across the globe including Hong Kong, Taiwan, the Philippines, Spain, Vietnam, Australia and London.
Celebrations vary depending on where they are held, but this year the lucky colors are gold, brown and yellow which are associated with 2017’s animal – the rooster.
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