New York's Chinatown Welcomes In The Year Of The Snake

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A woman covers her face from smoke during a fireworks display where... News PhotoAdult,Celebration,Chinatown,Chinese Culture,Chinese New Year,Cultures,Day,Horizontal,Human Interest,New York City,People,Snake,Tourism,Tourist,USA,WomenPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 10: A woman covers her face from smoke during a fireworks display where members of the Chinese American community, tourists and other New Yorkers celebrate the the first day of the Lunar New Year, the Year of the Snake, in New York's Chinatown on February 10, 2013 in New York City. Celebrations are being held in Chinese communities around the world. The lighting of firecrackers are believed to ward off evil spirits and to bring the god of wealth into people's lives once New Year's Day arrives. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)