ART TODAY 021518 Happy Chinese New Year 2.16.18! (Fresh off the easel) by Synthia SAINT JAMES: The Year of the DOG

According to several Chinese news sources, for the first time – because of poor air quality in Beijing, there will be no firework displays in the Sky this year. It creates too much smog. Some people are happy about this and some are not. Still, Happy Chinese New Year everyone, fireworks or no fireworks!