Lunar New Year Festivities Kick Off in Brisbane

Thousands of people turned out in Brisbane on Saturday, January 21, to mark the start of the Lunar New Year, which falls on Sunday.

Footage posted to Twitter shows a group performing a traditional lion dance. The source said the video was filmed in Fortitude Valley, a city suburb.

This year marks the Year of the Rabbit for many nations, or Year of the Cat in Vietnam. Credit: @stegodoggo via Storyful

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