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Paper lamp festival

Paper lamp festival

In Vietnam, you can relax all year, especially memorable will be vacation, which coincided with some local holiday. Of course, the most vivid impressions will give holidays for the new year, but also other holidays, especially traditional, no less interesting. In late December, you can still buy last-minute tours from Komsomolsk and other cities and celebrate the new year’s offensive in Vietnam. But it is worth come here a little later – in February to take part in another curious festival.

Probably there is not a single person who would not know what paper lights. They are launched for a wedding, birthdays, new year, days of lovers. Tradition to run into the sky Paper lanterns came to us from the east. For us, this entertainment, and for residents of eastern countries – a whole tradition. In Vietnam, the festival of paper lanterns is held annually. People from around the world come to this event.

Paper lamp festival

According to tradition, the festival is held on the fifteenth day of the first month of the year in the lunar calendar. In 2015, this date falls on February 14.

Passes a festival across the country. On this day, many bright lights from paper and silk hang on houses, they decorate the streets. You can meet both traditional lanterns in the form and color, and completely unusual, painted with bright colors. Flashlights in the shape of a dragon, fish, phoenix take off into the sky, floating on the river creating a completely amazing spectacle. Especially bright celebrations on the holiday of lanterns pass in Hoyan – the city, which is considered the center of making paper lamps. And in the evening, at the end of the holiday, hundreds of luminous celestial lights fly away.

Paper lamp festival

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