Lantern Festival celebrated across China
Chinese celebrate the Lantern Festival by hanging colorful lanterns, playing games and gathering with friends to eat sweetened rice dumplings.
Lanterns lit up for upcoming festival
Visitors look at red lanterns ahead of the upcoming Lantern Festival which falls on Feb. 6 this year.
Bamboo dragons made for Spring Festival and Lantern Festival
The dragon is formed by many parts of its body made from bamboos and is decorated with colorful papers and candle lights.
Dragon & lion dance held at Shanghai Times Square
Dragon and lion dance were held at the Shanghai Times Square on Saturday to promote Chinese culture and celebrate the Spring Festival, which attracted many tourists.
Celebration held for Chinese Lunar New Year in Russia
Celebration for the Chinese Lunar New Year of Dragon was held in St. Petersburg, Jan. 29, 2012.