A performer, dressed as a Qing dynasty emperor, bows as he takes part in the re-enactment of the ancient Qing Dynasty ceremony in which emperors prayed for good harvest and fortune, during the opening... more 
A performer, dressed as a Qing dynasty emperor, bows as he takes part in the re-enactment of the ancient Qing Dynasty ceremony in which emperors prayed for good harvest and fortune, during the opening of the temple fair for the Chinese New Year celebrations at Ditan Park, also known as the Temple of Earth, in Beijing January 30, 2014. According to the Chinese lunar calendar, the Chinese New Year, which welcomes the year of the horse, falls on January 31 this year. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (CHINA - Tags: ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY) less 
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Reuters | Photo By KIM KYUNG-HOON / REUTERS
Thu, Jan 30, 2014 2:20 AM EST