Asia welcomes Year of the Pig with banquets and temple visits

See pictures of how the new year was brought in at different places

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People visit statues of North Korean late leaders, Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il, to lay bouquets of flowers in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Lunar

People visit statues of North Korean late leaders, Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il, to lay bouquets of flowers in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Lunar

People visit statues of North Korean late leaders, Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il, to lay bouquets of flowers in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Lunar

People visit statues of North Korean late leaders, Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il, to lay bouquets of flowers in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Lunar

An Indonesian ethnic Chinese woman holds incense sticks as she pray during the celebration of the Lunar New Year at a temple on the outskirts of Jakar

An Indonesian ethnic Chinese woman holds incense sticks as she pray during the celebration of the Lunar New Year at a temple on the outskirts of Jakar

Indonesian ethnic Chinese pray during the celebration of the Lunar New Year at a temple on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.

Indonesian ethnic Chinese pray during the celebration of the Lunar New Year at a temple on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.

An Indonesian ethnic Chinese woman prays during the celebration of the Lunar New Year at a temple on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Feb

An Indonesian ethnic Chinese woman prays during the celebration of the Lunar New Year at a temple on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Feb

People hold sticks of incense as they pray at the Lama Temple in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. Chinese people are celebrating the first day of the L

People hold sticks of incense as they pray at the Lama Temple in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. Chinese people are celebrating the first day of the L

A monk watches as people pray at the Lama Temple in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. Chinese people are celebrating the first day of the Lunar New Year

A monk watches as people pray at the Lama Temple in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. Chinese people are celebrating the first day of the Lunar New Year

A performer in a Beijing Qing Dynasty ceremony

A performer in a Beijing Qing Dynasty ceremony (By Associated Press)

Memorial to late North Korean leaders in Pyongyang

Memorial to late North Korean leaders in Pyongyang (By Associated Press)

Flame-breathing lion dance in Myanmar

Flame-breathing lion dance in Myanmar (By Associated Press)

Silhouettes of Qing Dynasty performers in Beijing

Silhouettes of Qing Dynasty performers in Beijing (By Associated Press)

Officials touch a plasma globe in Myanmar

Officials touch a plasma globe in Myanmar (By Associated Press)