The Lantern Festival

By Li Song

'The Lantern Festival' is the first full moon of the first lunar month in China. This book introduces the origin, development, dissemination, and traditions of 'The Lantern Festival,' along with the techniques for producing actual lanterns. It shows the ultimate beauty of this ancient Chinese decorative art. Lanterns symbolize the raising of hope, like the sunrise, and colorful lanterns, with a background of the full moon at night, represent peace, tranquility, and harmony. Thus, 'The Lantern Festival' is an irreplaceable part of Chinese festivals. Written as an English-Chinese bilingual text, the book also explains lantern riddles and some interesting stories hidden behind lanterns, which will be appealing to readers. (Series: Chinese Festival Culture) [Subject: Chinese Studies, Asian Studies, Cultural Studies]

Publication Date: 1/6/2015
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781844644223

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