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Lantern festival to light up Suzhou[video]


14:27, January 28, 2013

The Jiangsu-Taiwan Lantern Festival will open in Suzhou, a beautiful waterside city in East China's Jiangsu Province, on February 1st.(Photo/ CNTV)

Since its establishment in 2010, the Jiangsu-Taiwan Lantern Festival has served as a platform for cross-Straits communication. This year, the Lantern Festival will open in Suzhou, a beautiful waterside city in East China's Jiangsu Province, on February 1st. Now, with just a few days to the event, organizers are busy decorating the venue for the lantern show.

Exquisite lanterns of different shapes add up to the festival atmosphere at the venue. The lanterns will be elegantly integrated with the surrounding natural environment and create a harmonious scene reflecting Suzhou’s local culture.

Tourists can enjoy delicious food and guess lantern riddles while appreciating the charming light show.

The lantern festival will last for one month till the end of February.

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