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Stunning photos that show how people celebrate Chinese New Years in 20 countries around the world

INSIDER Logo By Talia Lakritz of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 21:  The Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year, falls on Friday, February 16 this year, and people all around the world will be celebrating with parades, prayers, and festive displays of lanterns and fireworks. Here's what Chinese New Year celebrations look like in 20 different countries.

The Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year, falls on Friday, February 16 this year, and people all around the world will be celebrating with parades, prayers, and festive displays of lanterns and fireworks.

Here's what Chinese New Year celebrations look like in 20 different countries.

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