Lantern Festival

Lantern festival gallery: 35,000 lights, millions of people

Lantern festival gallery: 35,000 lights, millions of people

People queue for hours for a view of downtown Seoul's dazzling display
Thailand lights up the night sky with lantern festival

Thailand lights up the night sky with lantern festival

Thousands of paper lanterns are released into the night sky for Loi Krathong, creating a dazzling spectacle
Gallery: Lights fantastic at Shanghai Lantern Festival

Gallery: Lights fantastic at Shanghai Lantern Festival

Sometimes it's just not worth braving the Yuyuan crowds. But luckily for you our photographer did, capturing some great scenes from this year's Shanghai Lantern Festival
Holiday dilemma: Celebrate Lantern Festival or Valentine's Day?

Holiday dilemma: Celebrate Lantern Festival or Valentine's Day?

China's Lantern Festival coincides this year with Valentine's Day, leaving Chinese with a dilemma -- which one to celebrate?
Best places to celebrate the Shanghai Lantern Festival

Best places to celebrate the Shanghai Lantern Festival

"Got a light?" takes on a whole new meaning this Lantern Festival as Shanghaining get busy lighting up the night everywhere from Chongming Island to Yu Gardens
Celebrating Buddha's birthday in South Korea

Celebrating Buddha's birthday in South Korea

This weekend Seoul dusts off the lanterns and a remote temple in Mungyeong opens its doors for tourists, in celebration of the Buddha's birthday
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