Here's how Chinese stars celebrated the Chinese New Year with their loved ones

Cecilia Cheung took her boys to Disneyland while Angelababy and Huang Xiaoming had a reunion dinner with his family.
PHOTO: Social media

Just like ordinary folks, busy Chinese celebs took precious time to enjoy the festivities with their loved ones over the Chinese New Year holiday.

Some revealed how they celebrated on social media while others were spotted in public by sharp-eyed fans and paparazzi as reported in videos by TV Sohu.

But what did they do exactly? Here's the rundown.

Cecilia Cheung with one of her sons at Disneyland.Photo: Social media

Cecilia Cheung and sons have whale of a time at Disneyland

The Hong Kong actress and her two sons were spotted at Hong Kong's Disneyland on Feb 2. Photos uploaded on social media show an obliging Cheung posing for the cameras of other visitors who reportedly told her that her boys were looking more handsome by the day.

Although they were without their father actor Nicholas Tse, who had parted ways with Cecilia, they seemed to be enjoying themselves.


Jimmy Lin's boys dressed up as adorable 'lions'

Taiwanese singer-actor Jimmy Lin, who married model Kelly Chen, dressed up their two boys in lion costumes on CNY and also took them to a garden one day.

The photo of the cheerful-looking twins, born in 2015, had over 74,000 likes and 233 shares on his Facebook page.
 

Angelababy (top left) and Huang Xiaoming (bottom) celebrated CNY with his family and relatives.
Photo: Social media

Angelababy and Huang Xiaoming had reunion feast with his relatives

An online photo shows the famous Chinese acting couple in a reunion dinner with Huang's mum, younger brother and relatives. Angelababy appears to have gone back to her svelte self after delivering their baby son last year.

The photo shows neither of them had their baby on their lap. A male relative is seen carrying an infant but we're not sure it's theirs.
 

Vicki Zhao in baggy clothes taking food for her daughter in Dubai.
Photo: Social media

Vicki Zhao and family seen in Dubai

Actress-singer Vicki Zhao was spotted in Dubai over the CNY holiday with husband Huang Youlong and their six-year-old daughter named "Little April".

As she was seen in loose in clothing, the media speculated that she might be expecting again. But her agency denied this on Feb 2, saying she looked "relaxed' while on holiday.
 

Li Bingbing and Xu Wennan wrote 'Fu' a number of times before choosing the best for CNY decoration.
Photo: Social media

Li Bingbing and boyfriend reveal calligraphy skills

Instagram photos show Chinese actress Li Bingbing, 43, and her newly found beau, Xu Wennan, welcoming the new year by practising Chinese brush strokes as they tried to come up with the best version of the word 'Fu', which means fortune in Chinese.

Netizens couldn't help but noticed the investment manager is tall, good-looking and reportedly 15 years younger than her.
 

Edison Chen and Qin Shupei were spotted in Beijing during CNY.Photo: Social media

Edison Chen with pregnant Qin Shupei in Beijing

Hong Kong actor Edison Chen was reportedly seen with wife-to-be model Qin Shupei in Beijing over the holiday.

Sources told the media wedding bells will ring soon for the couple, who are expecting a boy.
 

The foot of Ruby Lin's baby resting on her hand.Photo: Ruby Lin

Ruby Lin reveals a leg with modesty

On the eve of Chinese New Year, Taiwanese actress-singer Ruby Lin, who's married to Wallace Huo, shared on social media the new shoes that she and her recently born baby daughter would be wearing.

Lin also revealed a little leg - not hers but that of her daughter, with a message saying her birth was the best birthday present she got - her 41st birthday was on Jan 27, the eve of CNY.
 

Yang Mi (wearing a cap) was seen with her little daughter (left) and Hawick Lau (not seen in this photo) at a toy store.Photo: Social media

Yang Mi and Hawick Lau shop for toys for daughter

Wearing baseball caps, Chinese actress-singer Yang Mi and Hong kong actor husband Hawick Lau were still spotted by fans in a toy store with their young daughter in Hong Kong during the Chinese New Year weekend.

Yang Mi was later seen at the airport, apparently returning to China for filming, reported TV Sohu.
 

Zhang Ziyi with Wang Feng and their children in a festive photo.Photo: Social media


Zhang Ziyi with daughters and hubby in family photo

Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi is seen in a new year photo with daughter Xingxing, step-daughter "Little Apple" and rocker-husband Wang Feng.

Although their daughters are from their respective marriages previously, they seem like an affectionate family.

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Chinese New Year celebrated all over the world

  • A God of Wealth-shaped balloon is seen at a market, ahead of Lunar New Year, in Taipei, Taiwan
  • A mother and her daughter sit next to a chicken sculpture to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year of Rooster at a shrine on the outskirts of Bangkok
  • Chinese New Year Celebration ata Yangon's Chinatown.
  • Lunar New Year in Cambodia
  • Lunar New Year In Australia
  • Lunar New Year Celebrations in Australia
  • People pray with incense sticks at a temple as they celebrate the Lunar New Year in China Town, in Yokohama
  • Dancers perform a lion dance in front of a temple as they celebrate the Lunar New Year in China Town, in Yokohama
  • Dancers perform a lion dance in front of a temple as they celebrate the Lunar New Year in China Town, in Yokohama
  • A dragon dance troupe performs during the Lunar New Year celebrations in Chinatown in Manila, Philippines
  • The statue of Christ the Redeemer is seen illuminated in red in honor of the Chinese Lunar New Year in Rio de Janeiro
  • Lunar New Year Celebration in Indonesia
  • Lunar New Year Celebration in Indonesia
  • Chinese New Year Celebrations in Beijing, China.
  • Lunar New Year Celebrations in Yangon's Chinatown.
  • Lunar New Year Celebrations in Yangon's Chinatown.
  • Lunar New Year Celebrations in Yangon's Chinatown.
  • Lunar New Year Prayers at the Longhua temple in Shanghai.
  • Lunar New Year Prayers at the Longhua temple in Shanghai.
  • A rooster mascot performing on stage with performers from Dance Ensemble Singapore during the Chinatown Chinese New Year 2017
  • Members of the public laugh as they take photographs in front of illuminated lanterns during an event to celebrate the Chinese New Year in Sydney
  • Illuminated lanterns in the shape of horses during an event to celebrate the Chinese New Year in Sydney
  • A light show illuminates the Chinese Arch and surrounding buildings in Liverpool, north west England
  • A light show illuminates the Chinese Arch and surrounding buildings in Liverpool, north west England
  • Chinese New Year in Los Angeles
  • Children wearing costumes take part in the Chinese New Year, parade, marking the year of the Rooster, in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Lunar New Year Celebrations In Thailand
  • Revelers perform during celebrations for the Chinese New Year parade, marking the year of the Rooster, in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Revelers perform during celebrations for the Chinese New Year parade, marking the year of the Rooster, in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Lunar New Year, Croatia

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