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Lantern festival

Lotus lantern festival

The lotus lantern festival

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Lotus lantern festival

The lotus lantern festival in Seoul

A festivity high in colors and illuminations.

For an evening, the congregations of the various Buddhist temples of South Korea parade in the centre of Seoul, in music, carrying and pulling illuminated lanterns representing Buddhist traditional characters. It’s the Lotus Lantern Festival.

Enchanted nights along the Cheonggyecheon river…

Moreover, for 10 days, for the happiness of the visitors strolling there, lanterns are arranged on the river Cheonggyecheon. This year the lanterns were cheerful and playful.

To find out more about this annual event, read this presentation.

Lotus lantern festival