Saturday, February 11, 2017

FULL MOON IN THE THE LANTERN FESTIVAL ALL OVER CHINA Taken by Jeff Dai, Chinese Astronomy Photographic Alliance on February 12, 2017 @ China

Full moon in the The Lantern Festival all over China tonight, The Lantern Festival or the Spring Lantern Festival is a Chinese festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunisolar Chinese calendar. It marks the final day of the traditional Chinese New Year celebrations. There are heaps and heaps of colorful lanterns hung out for people to appreciate. people will try to solve puzzles on lanterns, eat lots of food like glutinous rice balls named after the festival, and enjoy the celestial view of full moon.

Photo taken by: Chinese Astronomy Photographic Alliance, show with permission.

P1: Full moon rise above the chinese stone lions at Beijing. Photo taken by Li Peng;
P2: Full moon over a tower of Mount Qingxiu, Guangxi. Photo taken by Wang Jin
P3: Full moon over Xuancheng, Anhui. Photo taken by Wang Decheng
P4: Full moon over Fuzhou, Fujian.Photo taken by Huang Youqi;

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