Lanterns, beehive rockets fill sky

The China Post
Date: February 12, 2017
By: The China Post news staff

Over a million visitors swarmed into Yunlin County on Saturday for the opening day of

Lanterns, beehive rockets fill sky. (CNA)

the 2017 Taiwan Lantern Festival.

The county government said crowds peaked at around 6 p.m. as warmer temperatures in the afternoon prompted people to head into Huwei District, one of two venues hosting Taiwan’s main Lantern Festival event.

Heavy congestion was seen on roads leading to the lantern areas.

A diverse range of eco-friendly and multicultural lanterns were on display, many with designs reflecting this year’s Chinese zodiac animal: the rooster.    [FULL  STORY]

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