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Lion dancers perform at the opening ceremony of the Ditan Park temple fair on the eve of the Lunar New Year in Beijing on Feb 18, 2015. Millions of Chinese will celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Goat on Feb 19. (Photo: AFP/Greg Baker)

A Cambodian woman prays with an offering of a roasted pig (bottom) at her house ahead of the Lunar New Year in Phnom Penh on Feb 18, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Tang Chhin Sothy)

A worker fixes red lanterns ahead of Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations at the Thean Hou Temple in Kuala Lumpur. (Photo: AFP/Manan Vatsyayana)

A performer wearing a Panda costume is helped onto a ladder during preparations for Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Hong Kong. (Photo: AFP/Philippe Lopez)

Traditional Chinese lion dancers perform in front of the Royal Palace to celebrate the Lunar New Year in Phnom Penh. (Photo: AFP/Tang Chhin Sothy)

A Malaysian Chinese man (R) installs giant joss sticks to welcome the Chinese New Year at a temple in Ampang, in the suburbs of Kuala Lumpur on Feb 18, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Mohd Rasfan)

Children wearing traditional costumes pose during preparations for Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Hong Kong. The "Year of the Goat" begins on Feb 19. (Photo: AFP/Philippe Lopez)

Performers gather during preparations for Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Hong Kong. (Photo: AFP/Philippe Lopez)

Performers donning lion dance costumes perform next to the electronic display at the Philippine Stock Exchange during the eve of the Lunar New Year of the Goat in Manila. (Photo: AFP/Ted Aljibe)

Chinese travellers queue to buy train tickets to head home for the Lunar New Year at the Beijing Train Station. (Photo: AFP/Fred Dufour)

Dolls dressed in traditional Chinese costume welcome customers at a store selling Chinese New Year decorations, Wednesday, Feb 18, 2015 in Singapore. This year marks the Year of the Goat in the Chinese Lunar calendar. (Photo: AP/Wong Maye-E)

Local residents pray for good fortune during a ceremony early Feb 19, 2015 at the Lung Shan Temple in Taipei, to mark the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year of the Goat. (Photo: AFP/Sam Yeh)

Chinese-Filipinos pray at the Seng Guan Temple to mark the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year in Manila's Chinatown on Feb 19, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Noel Celis)

Guests hang their wishes on the Wishing Tree at Beverly Center Lunar New Year celebration on Feb 19, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: AFP/Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Beverly Center)

People perform the Chinese traditional lion dance during the dragon and lion dance competition marking the Chinese Lunar New Year, Year of the Goat, in Yangon on Feb 20, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Soe Than Win)

A security guard stands near a tree decorated with red lanterns at Ditan Park during a temple fair for a Chinese Lunar New Year celebration, in Beijing. (AP/Andy Wong)

Fireworks erupt after midnight in Times Square during the New Year's Eve celebration in New York. Thousands braved the cold to watch the annual ball drop and ring in the new year. (Photo: AP/John Minchillo)

A sanitation worker begins cleaning Times Square after a New Years Eve celebration in New York. Thousands braved the cold to watch the annual ball drop and ring in the new year. (Photo: AP/John Minchillo)

People hold smartphones as they watch fireworks during New Year celebrations at the Red square in Moscow. (Photo: AFP/Dmitry Serebryakov)

People watch as Dubai celebrates the New Year with a light and sound extravaganza at midnight at the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower. The 828-metre tower was lit up with different-coloured panels as the clock counted down to 2015. (AFP/Karim Sahib)

Fireworks explode above the ancient temple of Parthenon atop the Acropolis hill during the New Year celebrations in Athens, Jan 1, 2015. (AFP/Aris Messinis)

Fireworks explode behind the quadriga of Berlin's landmark Brandenburg Gate to usher in the new year. (AFP/Tobias Schwarz)

Masks are displayed for sale for the New Year's Eve celebration on a street in Quito, Ecuador. The masks are sold to revellers, as they ready for the celebrations. (Photo: AP/Ana Maria Buitron)

Revellers photograph fireworks over the Arc de Triomphe as they celebrate the New Year on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France. (Photo: AP/Christophe Ena)

Fireworks burst over Marina Bay to bring in the New Year in Singapore on Jan 1, 2015. (Photo: AFP/Mohd Fyrol)

Singapore's skyline glitters with lights as spheres in Marina Bay form the number '50' to mark Singapore’s 50th anniversary in 2015, ahead of the New Year's countdown celebrations on Dec 31, 2014. (Photo: Marcus Ramos/Channel NewsAsia)

Dick Lee (on piano) with singer Kit Chan, in red next to him, gave a rousing performance of Home, along with the other performers at the show. (Photo: Han Wei Chou)

President Tony Tan and performers at the Celebrate SG50 countdown show welcomed the new year with about 25,000 revellers on New Year's Eve (Dec 31). (Photo: Han Wei Chou)

Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong arrives at a countdown party at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park and writes his wishes for Singapore on a clay tablet that is now part of a visual art installation, together with the wishes of other Singaporeans for the nation's Jubilee year. (Photo: Kim Spykerman)

Indian Sikh devotees pay their respects at the Sikh Shrine Golden Temple in Amritsar on Jan 1,2015, on the occasion of New Year. (Photo: AFP/Narinder Nanu)

People watch fireworks exploding over Malaysia's landmark Petronas Twin Towers during New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Thursday, Jan 1, 2015. (Photo: AP/Lai Seng Sin)

People are showered by confetti as they celebrate the New Year in front of the National Stadium during a new year's countdown event in Beijing, China. Organisers also showcased Beijing's 2022 Winter Olympics bid to kick off the new year. (Photo: AP/Andy Wong)

People release balloons to celebrate the New Year during an annual countdown ceremony in Tokyo. Some 2,000 guests of the Prince Park Tower Tokyo released the balloons in the air, carrying with their new year wishes. (Photo: AFP/Toshifumi Kitamura)

People gather to celebrate the New Year at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, on Thursday, Jan 1, 2015. (Photo: AP/Lee Jin-man)

Fireworks light up the sky as Filipinos welcome the New Year in Manila, Philippines. Traditionally, Filipinos welcome the New Year with firecrackers, fireworks and almost anything to make the loudest noise possible. (Photo: AP/Bullit Marquez)

Fireworks explode over the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge during New Years Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday, Dec 31, 2014. Thousands of people crammed into Lady Macquaries Chair to watch the annual fireworks show. (Photo: AP/Rob Griffith)

New Year's Eve fireworks erupt over Sydney's iconic Harbour Bridge and Opera House during the traditional fireworks show held at midnight on Dec 31, 2014. (Photo: AFP/Peter Parks)

Indian students form numbers representing the year 2015 during a function to welcome the New Year at a school in Ahmadabad, India, on Wednesday, Dec 31, 2014. (Photo: AP/Ajit Solanki)