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Swimmers perform dragon dance in water of Liujiang River to celebrate the traditional Chinese lunar Lantern Festival, in L...
Local citizens gather at the Cultural Square to appreciate a splendid lantern complex in a 3-day Lantern Festival held in ...
<ul><li>Folk artists perform &quot;Boat Dance&quot; on a large-scale Yangge performance held in Wendeng City of east China...
The women folk artists perform &quot;dragon dance&quot; on a large-scale Yangge performance held in Wendeng City of east C...
Local villagers enjoy a jovial get-together hall-stepping party by propitious lion-dance to liven up a jollification of th...
Local villagers enjoy a jovial get-together hall-stepping party by propitious lion-dance to liven up a jollification of th...
Two kids enjoy rice balls in a Lantern Festival catering activity held in Dalian, a coastal city of northeast China's Liao...
A monk checks the ghee flowers displayed at the Taer Monastery in Huangzhong County, northwest China's Qinghai Province, F...
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Chinese Lantern Festival

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Chinese Lantern Festival

  1. 1. Swimmers perform dragon dance in water of Liujiang River to celebrate the traditional Chinese lunar Lantern Festival, in Liuzhou, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Feb. 7, 2009. (Xinhua/Li Bin
  2. 2. Local citizens gather at the Cultural Square to appreciate a splendid lantern complex in a 3-day Lantern Festival held in Kunshan City of east China's Jiangsu Province, Feb. 7, 2009. The traditional Chinese lantern festival, which falls on the 15th day of the first lunar month, is to mark the first full moon of the Lunar New Year. (Xinhua/Qi Zhenlin)
  3. 3. <ul><li>Folk artists perform &quot;Boat Dance&quot; on a large-scale Yangge performance held in Wendeng City of east China's Shandong Province, Feb. 8, 2009. The Yangge performance, a rural folk dance popular in north China, was held in Wendeng on Sunday to celebrate the Lantern Festival, which falls on the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar, or Feb. 9 this year. (Xinhua/Yu Qibo) </li></ul>
  4. 4. The women folk artists perform &quot;dragon dance&quot; on a large-scale Yangge performance held in Wendeng City of east China's Shandong Province, Feb. 8, 2009. The Yangge performance, a rural folk dance popular in north China, was held in Wendeng on Sunday to celebrate the Lantern Festival, which falls on the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar, or Feb. 9 this year. (Xinhua/Yu Qibo)
  5. 5. Local villagers enjoy a jovial get-together hall-stepping party by propitious lion-dance to liven up a jollification of the Lantern Festival, at a remote mountain-locked Bijiang Village, Zhaoping County, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Feb. 8, 2009. (Xinhua/Yu Xiangquan)
  6. 6. Local villagers enjoy a jovial get-together hall-stepping party by propitious lion-dance to liven up a jollification of the Lantern Festival, at a remote mountain-locked Bijiang Village, Zhaoping County, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Feb. 8, 2009. (Xinhua/Yu Xiangquan)
  7. 7. Two kids enjoy rice balls in a Lantern Festival catering activity held in Dalian, a coastal city of northeast China's Liaoning Province, Feb. 7, 2009. Over 1,000 visitors ate rice balls together at the Laodong Park in Dalian on Saturday. It is a tradition for the Chinese to eat rice balls in celebrating the Lantern Festival, which falls on the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar, Feb. 9 this year. (Xinhua/Liu Debin)
  8. 8. A monk checks the ghee flowers displayed at the Taer Monastery in Huangzhong County, northwest China's Qinghai Province, Feb. 8, 2009. An exhibition of ghee flowers that were hand-made by the monks of the Taer Monastery, was held to celebrate the Lantern Festival. In 2006, ghee flowers art was listed in China's intangible cultural heritage. (Xinhua Photo)

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