It is the Lunar New Year where people usually of Chinese orientation celebrate the time of the year with traditions alongside with the customary dishes and practices. Here is a rundown of the places where you can celebrate the Lunar New Year best.

Lunar New Year or The Spring Festival, as it is widely known, usually lasts for 15 days from the first day of the lunar calendar which is January 28 in 2017. It is the time when families bond together to bring in the changes.

Nuanquan Town, Hebei Province, China

Every 15th day of the Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year, this somnolent town literally flares up with a breath-taking grassroots firework display. The event has been listed by UNESCO as one of China's great examples of intangible cultural heritage.
The da shuhua or the beating tree flowers tradition is believed to be more than five centuries old and ends in a fascinating exhibition where the local blacksmith tosses ladles of molten iron at town's city gates producing a shower of sparks.

Sydney, Australia

Home to one of the largest overseas Chinese populations, Sydney looks like Chinatown during Spring Break or Lunar New Year. Most of the city's iconic landmarks such as the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and the Town Hall are brightened up in bright red during the event. There are Chinese zodiac-shaped Lunar Lanterns installed around the city.

Central London, London

When it comes to doing the Lunar New Year or the Spring Break festival right, London claims to throw the largest Chinese New Year party outside Asia, reported, CNN. There is colorful Chinese parade that lingers through the streets of the downtown West End district. This is followed by stage performances in Trafalgar Square graced by traditional dance troupes, acrobats, dragon and flying lion dances, opera and martial arts acts.The Lunar New Year's grand finale in Trafalgar Square culminates with a spectacular fireworks display.

Chinatown, San Francisco

It is the largest Chinatown outside of Asia and the oldest in the United States. San Francisco's Chinatown knows how to turn on a show during the height of Lunar New Year. The15-day festival comprises a parade featuring more than a 100 floats and assorted performances including a 28-foot-long Golden Dragon float.

Disney California Adventure Park/Universal Studios Hollywood, Los Angeles

Los Angeles' most loved amusement parks commemorates the Lunar New Year by dressing their characters for the festival. These parks bring in new characters during the Lunar New Year such as Po and Tigress (from Kung Fu Panda) for Universal Studios and Mulan and Mushu for Disney.