Global celebrations for Chinese Lunar New Year

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Added On January 25, 2020

 Let's have a look at some global activities celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year. 

 
The top of the Empire State Building in New York shined in red from sunset on Thursday to 2 a.m. on Friday, in celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year. 
 
Chinese Consul General in New York Huang Ping, together with Jean-Yves Ghazi, president of the Empire State Building Observatory, flipped the switch to light a model of the building at 10 a.m. on Thursday in the lobby of the building. 
It is the 20th consecutive year that the landmark of Manhattan shines in honor of the Chinese New Year. 
 
Dublin Chinese New Year Festival, an annual event organized by the City Council, opened at the capital of Ireland on Thursday night.
 
Hundreds of guests from various walks of life were entertained with traditional Chinese lion dances, songs, piano performance and tasty Chinese snacks and drinks. 
 
Argentinean martial artists and dancers have rehearsed for the dragon and lion dance event that is to be held in Argentina on Saturday, to celebrate the Chinese New Year. 
 
In Israel, the country's Ministry of Tourism has placed greeting signs in main tourist sites to mark the Chinese festival.