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Getting into the spirit of festivities

Chinese New Year is just around the corner and around the world, decorations have gone up to mark the upcoming festival. Here's a look at some of them.

 Decorations are up for the upcoming Year of the Rooster at the Oriental Plaza in Beijing. PO
PORTUGAL: Children in costume taking part in a Chinese New Year parade in Lisbon last Saturday. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

 Decorations are up for the upcoming Year of the Rooster at the Oriental Plaza in Beijing. PO
CHINA: Decorations are up for the upcoming Year of the Rooster at the Oriental Plaza in Beijing. PHOTO: REUTERS 

 Decorations are up for the upcoming Year of the Rooster at the Oriental Plaza in Beijing. PO
INDONESIA: Chinese lanterns hanging at Taman Anggrek's shopping mall in Jakarta. PHOTO: EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 23, 2017, with the headline 'Getting into the spirit of festivities'. Print Edition | Subscribe