Zigong lanterns break three Guinness records

16:22, February 09, 2011      

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The photo shows a lantern named "All things take on a new aspect." Its height is around 30 meters and it occupies more than 1000 square meters. This group of lanterns consists of 12 stone elephants and 800 thousand porcelains, with a total weight of 140 tons. (Photo: West China City News)

On the evening of Jan. 3, the first day of Chinese Lunar New Year, the headquarters of Shanghai Great World Guinness awarded three certificates to three large-scale lantern displays of 17th Zigong International Dinosaur Lantern Festival at Zigong colorful Lantern Park in southwest China's Sichuan Province. Their names are "Chang E runs to the moon " breaking the record of world's largest syllogistic lantern group, "All things take on a new aspect" breaking the record of the lantern made up of world's most ceramics, "Flower blooms at lantern city " breaking the record of world's largest bamboo plaiting LED lantern.

By Ye Xin, People's Daily Online


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