Week in Photos: Chinese New Year, Egyptian Tomb, Presidents' Day, More

Week in Photos: Chinese New Year, Egyptian Tomb, Presidents' Day, More
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Beijing, China, February 19, 2007—Folk artists perform on stilts during the Changdian Temple Fair, celebrating the Lunar New Year in Beijing. This year, February 18 marked the beginning of the year 4705 on the traditional Chinese calendar.

Chinese worldwide wear, and decorate with, the color red. It symbolizes fire, which is thought to drive away bad luck, according to legend.

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