Lantern Festival

The Lantern Festival, also called Shangyuan Festival, is a Chinese traditional festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunisolar Chinese calendar, during the full... Wikipedia

  • Observed by:  Chinese
  • Type:  Cultural
  • Significance:  Marks the end of the Chinese New Year
  • Observances:  Flying of paper lanterns, Consumption of tangyuan
  • Date:  15th day of the 1st month (lunisolar year)
  • date:  15th day of the 1st month (lunisolar year)
  • Related to:  Chotrul Duchen (in Tibet Province of China), Daeboreum (in Korea), Koshōgatsu (in Japan), Magha Puja (in Thailand, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos), Tết Nguyên Tiêu (in Vietnam)
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo