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Interview: USPS Puts Its Stamp on Lunar New Year With Illustrator's New Series

Year of the Horse (Kam Mak)
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Meet Kam Mak, the artist behind the colorful U.S.P.S. stamp series, "Celebrating Lunar New Year," as he talks to us about what the holiday means to him and what inspires him in his designs.

Photo of the Day: A Flurry of Prayers in the Philippines

Chinese Filipinos pray at the Seng Guan Temple in the Chinese district of Binondo in Manila, Philippines on January 31, 2014. (Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images)
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Chinese Filipinos pray at the Seng Guan Temple in the Chinese district of Binondo in Manila, Philippines on January 31, 2014. (Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images)

China's Mass Migration Home for Lunar New Year in Pictures

Passengers prepare to board the trains that will eventually take them home for the Spring Festival on January 26, 2014 in Beijing, China. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)
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The scores of Chinese who made the long trek back to their hometown for Spring Festival faced crowded train stations and long, arduous rides to ring in the new year with loved ones.

Photos: See How Eight Asian Nations Are Gearing Up for Lunar New Year

Penguins waddle into Lunar New Year festivities at Hakkeijima Sea Paradise amusement park, dressed in traditional Chinese clothing adorned with the character for
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As the Year of the Horse approaches at a gallop, we take a look to see how our friends across East Asia are ushering in a new year of prosperity and hope.

Photos: Our Favorite Lunar New Year Food Pics (So Far)

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A look at what our readers have been eating for Lunar New Year 2013 from around the world.

Photo of the Day: In Full Bloom for Lunar New Year in Hong Kong

A vibrant plethora of flowers at the Lunar New Year Fair at Victoria Park in Hong Kong on February 7, 2013. (Wendy Tang/Asia Society)
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A vibrant plethora of flowers at the Lunar New Year Fair at Victoria Park in Hong Kong on February 7, 2013. (Wendy Tang/Asia Society)

Photo of the Day: Lunar New Year Wishes From Vietnam

A calligrapher writes down best wishes for the lunar new year or Tet in Vietnamese, for customers outside the Temple of Literature in downtown Hanoi, Vietnam on February 8, 2013. (Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images)
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A calligrapher writes down best wishes for the lunar new year or Tet in Vietnamese, for customers outside the Temple of Literature in downtown Hanoi, Vietnam on February 8, 2013. (Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images)

Photos: What Are You Eating on Lunar New Year? Instagram Us at #AsiaSocietyLNY

Folded dumplings filled with sweet potatoes, waiting to be deep-fried. (Tahiat Mahboob)
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On February 10, 2013, people around the world will celebrate Lunar New Year. Asia Blog wants to see what you'll be eating to ring in the Year of the Snake. Instagram us your photos with #AsiaSocietyLNY.

Photos: Asia Prepares to Celebrate the Year of the Snake

Ahead of the Year of the Snake, a model poses with a snake to promote responsible breeding and pet ownership in Hong Kong on January 10, 2013. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)
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It's travel season for the Lunar New Year again, and those leaving Beijing to celebrate will get a respite from their smog-ridden city.

Photo of the Day: Busy Bee at Tet Flower Market

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A bee sits on top of a flower during Tet, Vietnam's New Year celebrations at a flower market on January 29, 2012. (Danny Tan /Flickr)