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Chinese New Year: London

Dragons in Chinatown

The Chinese New Year celebrations in London are thought to be among the largest outside China

Crowds in Trafalgar Square

Chinese Entertainment was put on upon a specially erected stage in Trafalgar Square

Drummers in the street parade

A parade which ran from Charing Cross Road to Trafalgar Square kick-started London's celebrations

Crowds fill the street in Chinatown

The flow of people through the streets was slow due to the high volume of revellers

Revellers celebrate in Trafalgar Square

Organisers estimate more than 200,000 people joined the event to mark the start of the Year of the Dog



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