History: Festival﹕Lantern Festival

【明報專訊】The 15th day of the Chinese New Year is known as the Lantern Festival, or Yuan Xiao Festival (元宵節). The festival marks the end of the Chinese New Year celebrations. The Lantern Festival in 2012 falls on February 6. During the festival, all types of lantern are hung out, and poems and puzzles (謎語) are often attached to the lanterns or posted on walls. One can get a gift for solving a riddle.