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Fireworks sparkle Lantern Festival across China

(Xinhua)

10:24, February 07, 2012

Fireworks explode over the Tanghe Bridge in Shanhaiguan District, Qinhuangdao, north China's Hebei Province, on Feb. 6, 2012, the day of the Lantern Festival. Fireworks were set off in many Chinese cities on Monday to celebrate the traditional Lantern Festival, which falls on the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar. (Xinhua/Yang Shiyao)
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