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Chinese New Year Celebrated In Singapore

SINGAPORE - FEBRUARY 09: A worker is seen packing his goods under a tentage, specially setup to sell Chinese New Year goodies on February 9, 2013 in Singapore. Thousands gathered today to celebrate the Chinese New Year and welcome the the Year of the Snake, with new year's day falling on February 10. Chinese new Year is the most important festival in the Chinese calendar and is celebrated in Singapore and many other Southeast Asian countries with significant Chinese Populations. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)

Year of the Snake celebration

The Year of the Snake was welcomed on the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year on Saturday, Feb. 9.