Whether you know the Lunar New Year as Chinese New Year, Tet or Seollal, the beginning of the lunar calendar is a time for new beginnings and fresh starts for everyone.
We've picked the most gorgeous of this year's Lunar New Year celebrations from extravagant street parades to raucous day parties that carry into the night, illuminated life-sized lanterns and stunning pyrotechnic displays. Here's how the world is saying goodbye to the Year of the Dog and welcoming in the Year of the Pig.
新年快乐/Happy Chinese New Year!
By Rebecca Zhuang