People across China celebrate Lantern Festival
People have started to celebrate the Lantern Festival, which is observed on the 15th day of the Lunar New Year and officially marks the end of the Spring Festival.
Chinese receive Lantern Festival on Feb. 24
People enjoy lanterns at Daguan Park in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, Feb. 23, 2013.
Lunar New Year of Snake parade held at Chinatown in Vancouver
The grand parade is one of the largest in North America, drawing 70,000 people to the streets of Chinatown.
Red lanterns made in N China to prepare for Lantern Festival
A villager checks the newly-made red lanterns at Yangzhao Village of Jishan County, north China's Shanxi Province, Feb. 16, 2013, as the Lantern Festival approaches.
Parades held in U.S. to celebrate traditonal Chinese Lunar New Year
Overseas Chinese enjoy the parades to celebrate the traditional Chinese Lunar New Year in Flushing of the Queens Borough of New York and in Rockville of Maryland.