From Beijing, to Shanghai and Hong Kong, Chinese people are celebrating the Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival in various ways. Tens of thousands of Chinese rushed to temples tolling bells and burning incenses to welcome the Year of the Snake. Hong Kong people enjoyed a fireworks show over the Victoria Harbour.
Fireworks explode over the Victoria Harbour to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year in Hong Kong Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)