Spark of Hope: Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration

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Lanterns are lit up all across the world for the Chinese New Year.

With a grim start to 2020, it is inspiring to see cultural celebrations being celebrated worldwide. This is the case with Chinese culture, as January 25 marked the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year, the year of the rat.

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After 11 years, the world is once again in the time of the rat.
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People take to the streets of London to parade for the new Chinese year.
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Fireworks flourish at Fo Guang Shan

Celebrations take place worldwide, as all are excited to see the bright lights and bright energy brought about by the holiday. These joyous events bring hope to the start for a brighter 2020.