In anticipation, millions of Chinese people have taken part in the largest annual human migration to their hometowns.
If you are lucky enough to be born in the year of the pig you are believed to be optimistic, enthusiastic and hardworking.
The fearless men and women crewing the Chinese naval escort fleet curtailing piracy and escorting civilian ships in the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somalia, embrace festivities for the New Year in their own way－far away from home. The red envelopes are being filled.
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But the celebrations were also a family event centred on "sharing food and having fun", he said.
Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor led the festival celebrations and wished all concerned a happy, healthy and rewarding Year of the Pig. On Jan 1? You know, New Year's Day?
Folk artists perform the dragon dance in Nanjing to welcome Chinese New Year.
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A growing number of Chinese are also choosing to travel overseas, booking family trips to Thailand, Japan, and other top destinations.
It marks a fresh start and is also marked by a specific animal - this year it's the pig.
Parades and lion dances in Western cities such as NY and London were expected to draw large crowds.
The cartoon's focus on family values has resonated with Chinese parents, said Ms Li Xin as she bought a Peppa toy for her four-year-old at a Beijing store.
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Taiwan's president Tsai Ing-wen used her social media accounts to deliver a political sideswipe at Beijing with a message highlighting the island's democratic credentials and linguistic pluralism.