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CHINA-LUNAR-NEW YEAR-LANTERNS

A Chinese family release a paper lantern into the sky on the eve of the traditional Lantern Festival which falls on the 15th day of the Lunar New Year and officially ends the celebrations, in Yuxian on February 23, 2013. The festival which dates back more than 2000 years to the Han Dynasty sees China's cities become a sea of lanterns and fireworks. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Chinese family release a paper lantern into the sky on the eve of the traditional Lantern Festival which falls on the 15th day of the Lunar New Year and officially ends the celebrations, in Yuxian on February 23, 2013. The festival which dates back more than 2000 years to the Han Dynasty sees China's cities become a sea of lanterns and fireworks. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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February 23, 2013
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A Chinese family release a paper lantern into the sky on the eve of... News Photo 162424420Celebration,Chinese,Chinese Culture,Chinese New Year,Cultures,Day 15,Eve,Fall,Family,Hebei Province,Horizontal,Lantern Festival,Lifestyles,Paper,Releasing,SkyPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA Chinese family release a paper lantern into the sky on the eve of the traditional Lantern Festival which falls on the 15th day of the Lunar New Year and officially ends the celebrations, in Yuxian on February 23, 2013. The festival which dates back more than 2000 years to the Han Dynasty sees China's cities become a sea of lanterns and fireworks. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)