Lantern, also known as illumination, is an ancient Chinese traditional handicraft.
Originated in the Western Han Dynasty more than 2000 years ago, the annual Lunar New Year of the Lantern Festival, people hang up symbolic reunion meaning of red lanterns, to create a festive atmosphere. Later, the lantern became a symbol of Chinese celebration. After the succession and development of the illumination artists of successive dynasties, a variety of varieties and superb technological level have been formed. From the categories: Lanterns, 纱灯, chandeliers and so on. From the modelling, there are characters, landscapes, flowers and birds, dragon and Phoenix, insects and so on, in addition to the merry for people to have a look.