Millions of people around the world are celebrating the start of the Lunar New Year today.
The spring festival is typically spent feasting and visiting temples with friends and family, and not unlike the western New Year's celebration that takes place on January 1, many cities around the world rang in the Lunar New Year with awe-inspiring fireworks and light shows.
Below are just a few photos that managed to capture the beauty of the Year of the Monkey celebrations.
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Phi Phi Islands, Thailand
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