From Chinatown to Midtown: Chinese New Year fanfare gets rolling in 'Big Apple'

In the Big Apple known as the "melting pot", a spate of festive activities were held at iconic venues across the city and saw a broad participation of local communities.

Chinese Lunar New Year celebrated in Canada

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark of Canada and government officials of BC attend the Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration event in Chinatown in Vancouver, Canada, on Feb 12, 2016.

Chinese Lunar New Year Gala held in New York

New York 2016 Chinese Lunar New Year Gala was held in New York on Feb 11, 2016.

Community event held to celebrate Chinese New Year in New York

A free community event held to celebrate the Chinese New Year at Lincoln Center, New York, Feb. 9, 2016.

Latin America celebrates Chinese Lunar New Year

Latin American countries have enthusiastically embraced the Chinese New Year with dance and music performances, some of them by acclaimed Chinese troupes.

 

Peking Opera finds a colorful new canvas

Dressed in lavish costumes, makeup and exquisite headdresses, two actresses from China National Peking Opera Company, perform extracts from two well-known Peking Opera works.

 
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