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Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. In China, it is known as "Spring Festival," the literal translation of the Chinese name 春節 (Pinyin: Chūn Ji), since the spring season in Chinese calendar starts with lichun, the first solar term in a Chinese calendar year. It marks the end of the winter season, analogous to the Western carnival. The festival begins on the first day of the first month (Chinese: 正月; pinyin: Zhēng Yu) in the traditional Chinese calendar and ends with Lantern Festival which is on the 15th day. Chinese New Year's Eve, a day where Chinese families gather for their annual reunion dinner, is known as Ch Xī (除夕) or "Eve of the Passing Year." Because the Chinese calendar is lunisolar, the Chinese New Year is often referred to as the "Lunar New Year".

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I'll be taking a short break for the next 1-2 weeks, so here's a photo I took during a visit to the Thean Hou temple in Kuala Lumpur.

新年快乐!
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:iconjunekids:
junekids Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012
so beautiful!!
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xlandar Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012
It is hard to believe that this is a photo. It looks more like a piece of painted art.
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:iconhexlord:
hexlord Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you :)
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:iconpohcbsonic:
pohcbSonic Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
新年快乐!
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AngelsArcher Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Still can't believe this is not a painting.. but I love it nonetheless! :D Happy Chinese New Year to you too!
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:iconhexlord:
hexlord Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you! ^^
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seseostara Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
OH WOW I thought it was a painting that you did or something! Happy Chinese New Year *hexlord
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:iconhexlord:
hexlord Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you! :hug:
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:iconironicjoy:
ironicJoy Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012
it's beautiful. Love the details

Happy New Year
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:iconhexlord:
hexlord Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks! :D :D
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:iconrain-and-sunshine:
rain-and-sunshine Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Professional General Artist
新年快乐!
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:iconhexlord:
hexlord Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
XD
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:iconzozanne:
Zozanne Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Student General Artist
Amazing...
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:iconhexlord:
hexlord Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
;)
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:iconlunarthunderstorm:
LunarThunderStorm Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Student Digital Artist
It's beautiful! :D
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:iconhexlord:
hexlord Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you! :D
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:iconlunarthunderstorm:
LunarThunderStorm Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012  Student Digital Artist
You are welcome! :D
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:iconpureforestguardian:
PureForestGuardian Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012
Amazing!

A Happy Lunar New Year to you as well! ^^
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:iconhexlord:
hexlord Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you ^^
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:iconthe-winged-warden:
The-Winged-Warden Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012  Student Writer
This is very well painted I love the the colors.
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:iconhexlord:
hexlord Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for liking the photo! ^^
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:iconthe-winged-warden:
The-Winged-Warden Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012  Student Writer
Your welcome. :)
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:iconkazeko:
kazeko Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012
HOLY SHIT i thought its a painting LOL. QAQ
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:iconhexlord:
hexlord Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Haha, no lar. ><
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:iconkazeko:
kazeko Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012
ya kena deceived by the white background. very nice :D
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:iconkazeko:
kazeko Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012
happy new yearrrrrrrrrr. gimme angbaos. ohohohoh.
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