The Big Picture: Wishing tree

A "wishing tree" in beijing

A man ties a New Year wish to a "wishing tree" at the Taoist White Cloud Temple in Beijing on the third day of Chinese New Year celebrations 28 January 2009.

Millions across China have been celebrating the arrival of the lunar new year, marked with a week-long Spring Festival holiday.

Photo: Greg Baker/AP

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