Dragon lantern displayed in Leping City, E China
                     English.news.cn | 2014-02-13 21:19:51 | Editor: An

 

CHINA-JIANGXI-LEPING-DRAGON LANTERN(CN)

Farmers move the dragon lantern on a road in Lilin Town, Leping City of east China's Jiangxi Province, Feb. 13, 2014. A dragon lantern with a length of more than 200 meters was displayed by the farmers here from place to place on Thursday to celebrate the Chinese Lantern Festival which falls on Friday this year. The tradition of displaying the dragon lantern on Jan. 14 and Jan. 15 of the Chinese lunar calendar to wish for good luck dates back to the Tang Dynasty (618-907). (Xinhua/Song Zhenping)

 

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