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Rise of the dragon

As Year of the Rabbit comes to a close, country welcomes in new sign of the zodiac

China Daily | Updated: 2024-02-15 10:05

Children, wearing festive costumes, welcome the arrival of the Year of the Dragon in Huangshan, Anhui province, on Jan 24. SHI YALEI/FOR CHINA DAILY

It is the symbol of Chinese nationality and of potent and auspicious powers. It has control over water, rainfall, hurricanes and floods. It is also the symbol of good luck. Chinese people have revered it for thousands of years.

It is the dragon.

And with the Lunar New Year approaching, the Year of the Dragon has arrived.

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