Dazzling celebrations mark end of Chinese New Year
Chinese people have been celebrating the Lantern Festival, which marks the end of the Lunar New Year period. Dating back to the Han Dynasty, the 2,000-year old festival sees towns and cities transformed by lanterns and fireworks. For millions of people, the celebrations mark the end of a holiday period. In this picture, revellers watch a display of elaborate lanterns in Taipei, Taiwan.
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