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Pictures: Chinese New Year celebrations

Check out these snaps of Chinese New Year celebrations all over the world for the Year of the Dragon.
Communities around the world are celebrating the Chinese New Year.
Chinese New Year celebrations in Beijing, China.
In the UK, Royal Mail have also released special stamps to join in on the celebrations. Here's one of them.
New Royal Mail stamp of a dragon costume in Cardiff
Chinese New Year is the most important celebration in the Chinese calendar. It's also known as the Spring Festival.
Performers in traditional costumes at Chinese New Year celebrations in Beijing, China
Before the dragon year began, last-minute shoppers were out buying New Year gifts. Lots of items are in red which is considered a lucky colour.
Red Chinese New Year charms on sale at a market stall.
Fireworks light up the sky too!
Fireworks light up the skyline of Beijing, China.
At this temple in Beijing, the capital city of China, people burn incense to pray for good fortune on the first day of the new year.
People burn incense to pray for good fortune on the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year.
And here's a Chinese New Year procession in the Spanish capital city of Madrid.
Chinese New Year celebrations in Madrid, Spain.
Each year in the Chinese calendar is named after one of 12 animals - this year is the Year of the Dragon.
Dragon costume
Here are some soldiers performing a dragon-dance in Indonesia.
Soldiers perform a dragon-dance in front of a temple in Indonesia.
The word "dragon", written in Chinese characters, and the number 2012 are marked out here using sparklers. Happy New Year!
The word dragon is written in Chinese characters and as well as 2012 - all written in fireworks.
Lots of people get involved in the celebrations. This performer is in traditional costume and make-up and is taking part in festivities at a temple in Beijing, China.
Performer in traditional costume and make-up at Chinese New Year celebrations.
The celebrations aren't just in China though. Chinese New Year is celebrated by communities all around the world.
Costume dragon and a child performer taking part in Chinese New Year celebrations.