Watch: Chinese New Year 2024 celebrations begin with a bang in New York City | EUROtoday

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Watch as Chinese New Year 2024 celebrations went underway with a bang in New York City right this moment (Saturday 10 February).

Firecrackers and lion dances marked the beginning of the Lunar New Year of the Dragon, thought-about to be probably the most auspicious of the 12 that make up the Chinese zodiac.

Cities internationally had already marked the celebrations.

Hong Kong is anticipating greater than 1,000,000 guests over the Lunar New Year vacation together with the return of festive celebrations that have been placed on maintain throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

The metropolis celebrates the New Year of the Dragon with a vibrant parade on the primary day of the Lunar New Year. It shall be held in Tsim Sha Tsui on Saturday night, the primary day of the Year of the Dragon.

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