The beginning of a new lunar year - the Spring Festival - is the most important Chinese festival. All over the world, people gather to celebrate a fresh beginning with colourful decorations, tasty delicacies and time-honoured traditions.
Finlands capital Helsinki also celebrated the year of the Rooster that began on January 28th, 2017.
Will the Rooster year be gloomy or glorious? The expectations varied among the people that gbtimes talked to at the Spring Festival event in Helsinki.