Topic: Chinese New Year

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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/01

    Ballet dancers perform during a contemporary class at the Prix de Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland. Created in 1973, the international dance competition is for young dancers aged 15 to 18. This year, 75 candidates from 19 countries will compete from February 1 to 6.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 01/19

    A baby is baptized during a mass baptism ceremony in Tbilisi, Georgia. More than 500 children were baptized by the Georgian Orthodox Church during the 15th mass baptism ceremony at the country's main Holy Trinity Cathedral.

  • In Pictures Kiddie costumes

    As Halloween approaches, ideas for cute costumes abound. This undated photo shows a young boy dressed as a bumblebee.

  • Watch out! The 'Babies' movie is here!

    Discoveries Watch out! The 'Babies' movie is here!

    In the 'Babies' movie, four squealing, gurgling, and padding goobers invade the world.

  • In Pictures China's Lantern Festival

    Citizens watch a parade at Nanhou Street in Fuzhou, capital of southeast China's Fujian Province on Feb. 24. The lantern festival, held on the fifteenth day of the Lunar New Year, commemorates the end of Chinese New Year's celebrations.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/23

    A model displays a Fall/Winter 2010 design by Carlos Diaz during the Pasarela Cibeles fashion week in Madrid, Spain, on Tuesday.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/18

    The Northern Lights shimmer above the flight deck of the Royal Navy helicopter carrier HMS Ocean, the Royal Navy's largest warship, in the Fjords of Norway. HMS Ocean is operating in the region as part of the United Kingdom's Amphibious Task Group, conducting Exercise Cold Response, a multinational exercise conducted alongside the Norwegian Armed Forces.

  • Fireworks at hand, I'm ready for Chinese New Year

    Global News Blog Fireworks at hand, I'm ready for Chinese New Year

    Chinese New Year is Saturday night, when tens of thousands of people will light off fireworks and all manner of pyrotechnics across Beijing to welcome in the Year of the Tiger.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/10

    French rugby player Frederic Michalak practices tackling during a training session at the National Rugby Center in Marcoussis, France on Wednesday. France will face Ireland in their Six Nations Rugby International match next Saturday.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/03

    Designer Alexander van de Rostyne kisses his new and first 4-channel indoor toy helicopter from Silverlit during a press preview for the 61th International Toy Fair in Nuremberg, Germany, on Wednesday. More than 2,700 exhibitors from over 60 countries worldwide will present their new toy products from Feb. 4-9.