Chinese New Year 2015 is just around the corner and the people from China are preparing for the arrival of the new lunar year.
The Spring festival will be celebrated on Thursday, 19 February, and will be the year of the Goat. People born this year will be caring, good-natured and polite.
As part of the annual festival, Asian cities are being decorated with illuminated sheep, red lanterns and Cai Shen (the God of Fortune) sculptures.
The festival begins from the New Year's eve till the lantern festival on the 15th of the month in the Chinese calendar.
The day is also celebrated in other parts of the world, including Mainland China, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Macau, Mauritius, Thailand and in other Chinatowns.