Longyao, Hebei province: Enjoy lanterns and guess lantern riddles to celebrate the Lantern Festival

2022-06-22 0 By

A resident of Longyao County, North China’s Hebei Province, Feb. 14, 2022, plays with lanterns at the Shengyu Huafu residential area.Du Baihua, a reporter from Hebei Daily, took photos to enjoy the lanterns, walk in the lantern array, guess lantern riddles, show light and shadow, and experience the full sense of traditional festival ceremony…On the evening of February 14, 2022, the county’s streets, lanes and communities will be lit with lanterns, and the masses will enjoy the cultural charm of the traditional festival and feel the customs and social style of the Lantern Festival.As a part of traditional Chinese cultural heritage, lantern appreciation has a long history, implying auspiciousness and happiness in people’s New Year life.In Longyao, lanterns in various shapes are hung in the streets and communities. The lantern in the shape of tangyuan means “round and round”. The Winter Olympics themed lanterns let people feel the charm of the Winter Olympics in the “speed of ice and snow”…View lanterns, deepen people’s understanding of traditional festivals, in the singing and laughing to celebrate a civilized, harmonious Lantern Festival.Residents solve puzzles at a park in Longyao County, North China’s Hebei Province, Feb. 14, 2022.On the evening of February 14, 2022, qi Zexu and his mother in longyao County, Hebei Province, solve puzzles while watching lanterns.Residents solve puzzles at a park in Longyao County, North China’s Hebei Province, Feb. 14, 2022.Residents of Longyao County, North China’s Hebei Province, Feb. 14, 2022, enjoy lanterns at the Shengyu Huafu community.Residents enjoy lanterns at the gate of a park in Longyao County, North China’s Hebei Province, Feb. 14, 2022.Photo by Hebei Daily correspondent Pan Zhifang