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Lantern Festival in Zigong Sichuan


Date: from early February to early March
Venue: Zigong City (Sichuan)

Lantern Festival in Zigong SichuanThe Lantern Festival in Zigong has a long history, dating back to the Tang and Song dynasties. During the festival, outstanding samples of China's colorful traditional lanterns are shown. In addition, "dragons" are pieced together with porcelain dinner sets, and "peacocks" are created from glass bottles. These are displayed along with bamboo, silk and paper lanterns.

This integration of beautiful shapes, brightly colored lights, movement and sound represents a high degree of workilometeranship.

Tourists can feast their eyes on more than 100 collections of large lanterns, as well as several thousand artistic lanterns. During the festival, various commodity exhibitions and trade fairs are held.