Travel Thursday – The Lantern Festival

The Lantern Festival, originally uploaded by anthonli.

Today is the Harvest moon, according to western tradition, the day when Autumn starts in earnest. According to the Chinese Lunar Calendar, it is the day after Mid-Autumn Festival.
This festival is celebrated by many Chinese around the world and in many countries that have had strong Chinese influence in their past.
Here are some traditional paper lanterns on display for sale in District 5, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

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2 thoughts on “Travel Thursday – The Lantern Festival

  1. Great shot! This looks like a fun event with so many photo opportunities.

    • Thanks. It has the combination of lights and people. Makes for great effects. Unfortunately it tends to be at night so slower shutter speed or high ISO is needed.

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