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Lanterns to illuminate night of Lantern Festival

(Xinhua)    11:02, March 02, 2018

People take photos of festive lanterns at a lantern fair in Wuwei City, northwest China's Gansu Province, Feb. 10, 2018. Lantern Festival, when the first full moon of a lunar new year appears, marks the end of the Spring Festival celebrations. Traditionally, Chinese people make lanterns to celebrate this festival, which symbolize reunion and carry their wishes. Nowadays, modern lanterns are designed to illuminate the night and create a festive atmosphere. (Xinhua/Zhang Rui)

Photo taken on Feb. 5, 2018 shows the lantern-decorated underground courtyards in the Shanzhou District of Sanmenxia, central China's Henan Province.

Photo taken on Feb. 8, 2018 shows scenery of lanterns and their reflections on the water during a lantern show in Wuzhen, east China's Zhejiang Province.

Tourists visit a lantern fair to greet the upcoming Lantern Festival in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province, Feb. 26, 2018.

Tourists view festive lanterns during a lantern fair to greet the upcoming Spring Festival at the Nanhu Park in Tangshan City, north China's Hebei Province, Feb. 11, 2018.

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