A visitor attaches a new year wish to a row of lanterns at the start of the Lantern Festival marking the end of Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Taipei, Taiwan, on Thursday, March 5.
Visitors walk through a display of elaborate lanterns at the start of the Lantern Festival marking the end of Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Taipei on March 5.
Worshipers burn incense while offering prayers at a temple in Beijing on February 19.
A man lights incense sticks at a temple in Denpasar, Indonesia, on February 19.
People celebrate the Lunar New Year at the Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea, on February 19.
A woman prays in Beijing on February 19.
A man walks through red lantern decorations at a temple near Tokyo on February 19.
A woman holds incense at a Beijing temple February 19.
Firecrackers explode as dragon and lion dancers perform in front of a supermarket in Manila, Philippines, on February 19.
Temple visitors give red envelopes with money to a lion dance troupe during a performance in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on February 19.
Security guards watch as fireworks go off on the eve of the Lunar New Year in Beijing on Wednesday, February 18.
A woman prays at a temple in Jakarta, Indonesia, on February 18.
A woman takes a selfie in front of an art installation set up for Lunar New Year celebrations in a Hong Kong shopping mall on February 18.
A boy runs through a temple with Chinese lantern decorations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Tuesday, February 17.
A dragon dance is performed in Kobe, Japan, on Sunday, February 15, in celebration of the Lunar New Year.
Chinese performers re-enact a traditional Qing Dynasty ceremony on Saturday, February 14, in which emperors prayed for good fortune at the Temple of Heaven in Beijing.
A boy picks a lucky amulet on February 14 at a traditional flower market in Taipei, Taiwan, where Taiwanese shop for their home decorations to welcome the upcoming Lunar New Year.
Chinese travelers queue up at the main entrance of the Beijing railway station in Beijing on Friday, February 13. Millions of Chinese were to travel to their hometowns to celebrate the Lunar New Year on February 19, marking the Year of the Sheep.
Visitors look at lanterns in the shape of the Chinese Terracotta Warriors at Sydney Harbor on February 13. The artwork, created for the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 by a team of Chinese artists, is on display for the first time in Australia to launch the Australian celebrations of the Lunar New Year.
Shoppers in Beijing buy holiday decorations Thursday, February 12, as the Lunar New Year, a massive celebration in many Asian countries, quickly approached.
Lanterns are displayed as part of Lunar New Year decorations in Singapore on February 12.
A woman sells "Buddha hand" fruits for Tet, or Vietnamese Lunar New Year, in downtown Hanoi, Vietnam, on February 12.
A Chinese god statue is cleaned at a temple in Jakarta, Indonesia, on February 12.
Workers wearing panda costumes wait for the start of a promotional event in front of a department store in Seoul, South Korea, on Tuesday, February 10.
A woman poses for a photograph among decorations in Hong Kong on Friday, February 6.
A calligrapher, left, writes auspicious characters on red paper to celebrate the Lunar New Year in Hong Kong on Wednesday, February 4.
A girl admires painted lanterns during a festival in New Taipei City, Taiwan, on Saturday, January 31.
A couple takes a selfie against traditional Chinese lanterns at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Wednesday, January 28.
Tourists in Taipei, Taiwan, walk past a statue made by Taiwanese sculptor Hung Yi to celebrate the Year of the Sheep on Friday, January 23.
College students in China's Shandong province paint sheep on their hands on Tuesday, December 30.
A pedestrian checks her cell phone in front of a department store in Tokyo on Friday, December 26.