Photos offer collective view of Lunar New Year celebrations
Revelers around the world celebrated the Lunar New Year with a bang on Sunday, Feb. 10 as they ushered in the start of the Year of the Snake, according to the Chinese zodiac.
In addition to the fireworks, dragon dances and lucky red money envelopes, people also honored the Spring Festival tradition by sharing images of the occasion on social image sharing sites like Instagram.
At the time of this post, the website Statigram showed more than 25,000 results for Instagram images tagged with #lunarnewyear. Instagram's blog also points users to view hashtag results for #lunarnewyear, #LNY, #chinesenewyear and #CNY using Gramfeed, which includes a map feature to easily see where images were posted from.
Flickr also offered up a gallery of Lunar New Year images today that's worth a look.
|IMG_8168ABCD by citori525|
|McKinley meadow by TimR32225|
from Natural meadows
|Flare-well to a Classic Flying Machine by cjf2|
from Flying Machines
|_DSC2146 by jerste|
from Helios-44 II
|Leopoldsteinersee by RaCor|
from Landscape - Colour #3