People in villages and cities across China and other parts of Asia are getting ready to celebrate the Lunar New Year this weekend. DW looks at some of the preparations for the festivities.
Folk artist Kan Zongqin from eastern China's Shandong Province made a total of 100 rooster-shaped dough figurines to greet the lunar new year of the rooster.
Proud rooster owners posed in Shunde, in China's southern Guangdong Province.
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Resident in Xuan La, a village near Hanoi, Vietnam, were making "Banh Chung" rice cakes in preparations for the Lunar New Year festivities, known as "Tet."
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