galleryChinese New Year 2012: Year of the Dragon Celebrations (Photos)01.24.12galleryChinese New Year 2012: Year of the Dragon Celebrations (Photos)See stunning photos of celebrations welcoming the Year of the Dragon all around Asia. 01.24.12 2:00 AM ETVincent Yu / AP PhotoA night parade in Hong Kong. Vincent Yu / AP PhotoA night parade in Hong Kong. Dondi Tawatao / Getty ImagesThe Chinese district of Binondo in Manila, Philippines. Chinese Filipinos make up 20 percent of the population. Bullit Marquez / AP Photo A Filipino performer breathes fire. Carlos Barria / Landov A visitor carries balloons outside Longhua Buddhist Temple in Shanghai. Piyal Adhikary / Landov Members of the Chinese community participate in a lion dance during celebrations at Baubazar in the eastern Indian city of Calcutta. Shamsharin Shamsudin / Landov A Malaysian boy looks at the lion dance troop performance during the celebrations at a temple in Kuala Lumpur. Achmad Ibrahim / AP PhotoAn Indonesian man carries his boy to help to light a candle during celebrations at a temple in Chinatown in Tangerang, Banten province. Feng Li / Getty ImagesA Chinese folk artist performs in Beijing, China. Binsar Bakkara / AP PhotoIndonesia New YearIndonesians release a lantern in Medan, North Sumatra. Diego Azubel / Landov Worshippers walk along the main entrance at the Lama Temple, the most renowned Tibetan monastery outside Tibet. Carlos Barria / LandovA local resident watches fireworks as part of Chinese new year celebrations in Shanghai. Feng Li / Getty ImagesChinese folk artists perform in Beijing, China.