Question: What time does the Lantern Festival start in Hoi An?

What time is the Lantern Festival in Hoi An?

Cute, multi-coloured lanterns are lit with candles and placed on the Thu Bon river with a wish for happiness, luck and love. At 8pm all fluorescent lights are turned off so that the floating lanterns are all that illuminate Hoi An, creating a magical glow.

How long does the Lantern Festival go for?

What is the Lantern Festival? Chinese New Year celebrations can last for up to 16 days, with seven days being a public holiday. The festivities reach a climax with the Lantern Festival, which falls on the 15th day of the first Chinese lunar month. In 2021, it is celebrated on 26 February.

What is the longest and most important festivity in the Chinese calendar?

The Chinese New Year is said to be the most important and longest holiday celebrated in China. The celebration begins on the first day of the lunar calendar, so it is also called Lunar New Year, and it is considered the beginning of spring, so it is also called Spring Festival.

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