Published: Thu, February 07, 2019
World Media | By Cesar Oliver

May Chinese New Year signal a fresh start

May Chinese New Year signal a fresh start

"Through our collaboration with eOne, we have created a attractive Peppa Pig story immersed in Chinese New Year tradition and culture", said president of Alibaba Pictures, Wei Zhang in a press release.

For Ken Lin, who works at Leezen in Charlottetown, the Lunar New Year is an opportunity to reflect.

These temporary capacity reductions have been relatively successful. The special will be available for the entire week of the Lunar New Year.

Authorities expect there will be nearly three billion trips made during the so-called "Spring Festival", the 40-day period that started on January 21 and ends on March 1.

President Uhuru Kenyatta joined the people of China in celebrating the Chinese New Year by sending an exclusive message.

In this Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, photo, women take a selfie near a tree decorated with red lanterns ahead of the Lunar New Year at Ditan Park in Beijing.

Many rituals including spring-cleaning homes, decorating streets and hosting large family banquets on New Year's Eve are common practice.

In Japan, the capital's famous Tokyo Tower was due to turn red in celebration of the New Year - a first for the city.

Dunedin Chinese Gardens Trust chairman Malcolm Wong welcomed the crowd to the Year of the Pig, an animal which deputy mayor Chris Staynes said was a symbol of wealth and good fortune.

Chinese communities on Tuesday began celebrating the Lunar New Year, an occasion for families to get together for intimate dinners and welcome the last of the Chinese zodiac's signs, the Pig.

Each year in the Lunar Calendar is named after one of 12 animals. It will be celebrated for around two weeks. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) In this Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, photo, vendors carrying pig-shaped balloons for sale to mark the Lunar New Year in Hanoi, Vietnam.

A performer blows fire during Chinese New Year celebrations in Manila, Philippines.

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