Home>Culture and Travel>Customs

Celebrations in Meihekou city herald Lantern Festival

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: February 26, 2021
  L M S

Brilliant fireworks light up the sky of the county-level city of Meihekou, in Northeast China's Jilin province. The radiant display, which took place on Feb 22, also featured 21 sets of lanterns, in celebration of the upcoming Lantern Festival which falls on Feb 26 this year. The sparkling night show not only attracted local residents, but also visitors from Changchun – the province's capital city – and elsewhere in Jilin. [Photo/CFP]

A dazzling lantern show is staged, attracting fascinated visitors to stop and watch, on Feb 22. [Photo/CFP]

Colored lanterns in different shapes set a festive mood in Meihekou city, on Feb 22. Celebrations in the traditional festival usually include gazing at the full moon, setting off fireworks and solving riddles written on lanterns. [Photo/CFP]

Colored lighting vividly illuminates a section of road in Meihekou, on Feb 22. [Photo/CFP]