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Dancers perform a fire dragon dance in the shower of molten iron spewing firework-like sparks during a folk art performance in Beijing

Dancers perform a fire dragon dance in the shower of molten iron spewing firework-like sparks during a folk art performance to celebrate the traditional Chinese Spring Festival on the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year, which welcomes the Year of the Horse, at the Happy Valley amusement park in Beijing January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (CHINA - Tags: ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Chinese New Year - the year of the horse

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Chinese New Year 2014 has begun, setting off 15-day celebrations in China and countries around the world with sizeable Chinese population.

The Lunar New Year will end on the day of Lantern Festival, which falls on the 15th day of the first month of Chinese calendar. (IBT)

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