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    Chinese New Year Parade Lights Up Hong Kong


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    A grand parade welcomes the Year of the Dragon in Hong Kong, attracting many tourists from around the world. The parade is ranked as one of the top 10 best events by Forbes magazine.

    Thousands line the streets to watch the 17th annual New Year Night Parade in Hong Kong on Monday.

    Carrying the theme "World City. World Party," the parade wound its way through the popular Hong Kong tourist district of Tsim Sha Tsui.

    [Laurie, American Tourist]:
    "Wonderful, fabulous time. I loved the Netherlands dancers and all the dragons that came out, it was fabulous!"

    The parade was comprised of 35 floats and performing troupes from 12 countries and regions.

    [Marshall, American Hong Kong Resident]:
    "Loved the dragons, you've got to love the dragons. And the Elvis'!"

    Hong Kong enjoys a reputation for its vibrant Chinese New Year celebrations and had been ranked by Forbes magazine as one of the world's 10 best events.