Lanterns to illuminate night of Lantern Festival

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Lantern Festival, when the first full moon of a Lunar New Year appears, marks the end of the Spring Festival celebrations.
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Lantern Festival, when the first full moon of a Lunar New Year appears, marks the end of the Spring Festival celebrations. Traditionally, Chinese people make lanterns which symbolize reunion and carry their wishes to celebrate this festival. Nowadays, modern lanterns are designed to illuminate the night and create a festive atmosphere. 

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People appreciate festive lanterns in Danzhai County in southwest China's Guizhou Province on March 1, 2018. 

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People admire two 20.18-meter-tall lanterns in Wenling City, Zhejiang Province, on March 1, 2018.

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Visitors appreciate festive lanterns in Zouping County, east China's Shandong Province, on March 1, 2018.

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A boat-shaped lantern in seen in Nanjing, capital city of Jiangsu Province, on March 1, 2018.

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Daxin Gate, a section of the ancient walls of Xuanhua Ancient City in Zhangjiakou City, Hebei Province, is illuminated by festive lanterns on March 1, 2018.


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