The Lantern Festival is coming, new lanterns VS traditional lanterns, which one will you pick?
The Spring Festival has just passed, will usher in the Lantern Festival.The moon hangs high in the sky, and thousands of colorful lights are on the ground.Since ancient times, colorful lanterns carrying people’s good wishes have been elaborately made and religiously lit.Which one would you pick, dynamic and trendy new lantern or traditional and simple traditional lantern?The Lantern Festival is a traditional Lantern Festival in China. Making lanterns for the Lantern Festival has been a popular entertainment activity since ancient times.Recently, by jiangwan town street citizens station held the “skillful hand to make lanterns happy to welcome the Lantern Festival” activities opened, for community residents to send a sumptuous folk dinner.All kinds of new lanterns are dazzling, but the production process is not complicated.Simple new lantern, in fact, you can make it yourself.Lanterns are hung on festivals such as the Lantern Festival to add luster to happy days and pray for peace.At the scene of the activity, colorful drawings were drawn in the hands of residents, and the pattern of lanterns gradually appeared, and good wishes were condensed in this lamp.Glue paper, connect tassels, light lanterns…In addition to introducing the history and production process of lanterns, the tutor also shared the secret of making lanterns. “When making lanterns, we should pay attention to the use of light materials and smooth paper materials, not too rough, otherwise it will affect the appearance and lighting effect of lanterns.”Aunt Fan is a resident of jiangwan town street, she said lanterns are a collective memory of the 60’s, when I was a child, I would go to town God temple Lantern Festival with my parents, before going home to buy a rabbit lamp, but not as good as their own.”It’s more meaningful to make it with your own hands, so you can take it back to your grandchildren.”I believe many people have similar memories of traditional lantern festivals and buying rabbit lanterns.But Grandma Xu, in her seventies, has a different memory.”When I was growing up, my parents would take their children to make lanterns every year.”Grandma Xu recalled.Grandma Xu is a senior lantern fan, she introduced to xiaohong, the traditional lantern is to use bamboo sticks, paste paper, write some auspicious riddles, in the 16th day of the first month, then the hanging lanterns burned.Therefore, the materials for making lanterns are very particular. Only bamboo and paper can be used, not iron wire. The whole lamp should be burned.”Childhood was a time of scarcity, but precious memories.”It takes several days for every family to make lanterns. Chinese knots are hung at the corners of the lanterns and must be hung in front of the doors on the day of the Lantern Festival.Traditional lanterns seem to be more ceremonial. Which one would you pick?