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There are many Chinese communities throughout the world - here a just a few where Chinese New Year celebrations will be expected for 2010.
If you can, go to China itself. The Chinese New Year will be celebrated in style, with the red lantern festival, amazing pyrotechnics and street displays. The China National Tourist Office will have information on travel and accommodation. In Hong Kong, now part of China, the festivities surpass anything in other cities. There is a famous International Chinese New Year Parade, which has acrobatics and amazing displays, and has to be seen.
In London, the Chinese community hold the celebrations the first Sunday after the Chinese New Year. There is a red lion dance parade through Chinatown and the surrounding areas, along with Chinese arts and entertainment. The celebrations will finish with a fireworks display in Leicester Square.
Have you been to Chinese New Year celebrations? Leave a comment and tell us about it.