A bouquet of dancers

Traditional fan-dancers perform in a New Year's parade in Taipei, Taiwan, on Feb. 27. The Chinese lunar new year began Feb. 5 with the arrival of the Year of the Dragon. The fan dance is a nature dance dating back centuries. Most of the dancers represent flowers.

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