Chinese Lantern Festival a.k.a moncler cheap . Yuan-Xiao Festival is on the15th day of the first lunar month in the Chinese calendar.
The Lantern Festival is the last day of Chinese New Yearfestival.
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The Lantern Festival is a traditional Chinese festival since Han Dynasty more than 2000 years ago. In theearly Tan Dynasty (618-907AD), it was called the Shan-Yuan Festival, because of Taoism. in the lateTan Dynasty, it was called the Yuan-Xiao Festival. It was called Lantern Night in the Sun Dynasty(960-1297 A.D.) moncler jackets cheap . The Lantern Festival was used in Ching Dynasty (1644-1911 AD).
According to Taoism, Shan-Yuan (first period of the year) Festival is the birthday of the Heaven Officerwho blesses human luck. On the 15th lunar day of 7th lunar month is Chung-Yuan (middle period of theyear) Festival, which is the birthday of the Hell Officer who has right to pardon ghosts. On this day moncler jackets sale , all theghosts can leave hell to human world for food. So the 7th lunar month is called Ghost Month. Many Chinesewon't get married in this month. The 15th lunar day of 10th lunar month is Xia-Yaun (last period of theyear) Festival. This day is the birthday of the Water Officer who can rescue people in trouble.
On the 15th lunar day of the year, some Chinese families worship the Heaven Officer of Taoism and prayfor luck at home or temple during the daytime. Traditionally moncler jackets on sale , Chinese should decorate the light lanternsaround the house and children carry the candle paper lantern on the street at night. It might the safetyconcern, not too many follow this custom today. In stead, many people will attend different activities of theLantern Festival.
The lantern displays can be found in the town center square and temples. Usually. there is the lanterncompetition at the temple. Traditional lanterns are made by paper moncler sale . They can make the lantern tuningaround by the heat circulation from the candle inside. Today the light of the lantern is from the electricity.People like to design lantern using zodiac animals, historical figures, saint and gods of Taoism orBuddhism. Certainly, the current year's animal symbol of the Chinese calendar is most popular subject.Using the computer tool today, they can design the lantern with different movements, the different colors oflight and even using the laser light with special visual and sound effects moncler jackets men .
The Lantern Carnival
In Taiwan, the government builds a giant zodiac animal lantern more than 15 kilometer high on the squareof a major city every year to promote the touring business since 1990. Around the major lantern, manylanterns from different grade schools, organizations moncler jackets , and foreign countries will be displayed on differentsections for competition.
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