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A South Korean worker attaches name cards with wishes of Buddhist followers to lotus lanterns ahead of the Buddha’s birthday at Jogye temple in Seoul
A worker makes red lanterns as orders hike ahead of the Spring Festival, at a workshop in Wenxian county
Two men stand under Chinese lanterns on Valentine’s Day at the Happy Valley amusement park in Beijing. The park held a kissing competition where about 100 couples competed by kissing in various poses and an iPhone 5S was presented to the winning couple
A display of lanterns for the lunar new year in Beijing. China is preparing to welcome the year of the horse, which falls on January 31 and will see Chinese travelers make about 3.62bn trips during the 40-day Spring Festival travel period.
Thousands of young people release paper lanterns to celebrate “World Peace Through Meditation”, in an attempt to break a Guinness World Record on Friday at the University of the Philippines campus at Miagao, Iloilo. The organisers claim to have released 15,185 lanterns into the sky breaking the standing record, set in Romania, of 12,740 sky lanterns released in a single event