Chinese fancy lantern and the ACG 1

My job is about the Chinese fancy lantern fair, and my hobby is ACG. What is the ACG, that include anime comic and games called cartoon. I always want to add many ACG element into the Lantern Festival. But it’s not easy to do it, the reason is the step of making the Chinese fancy lantern – Modeling and welding. As we know, the Chinese Lantern displays are modeling and welding with the wire,(the...

Chinese Light Festival

If you are finding the words ‘Chinese Light Festival‘. And visited this post from Search Engine, I think you make a mistake between the words Light and Lantern, In China, Chinese Light Festival‘s correct name is ‘Chinese Lantern Festival‘. In Netherlands, there was a activity which was called ‘china festival of lights’ , this is for taking ‘Chinese Lantern...

Lantern Festival poem

Ancient poets had countless poems of praising Lantern Festival, and now it is still fun to read. New Year’s Day by Wang Anshi Wang Anshi (December 8, 1021 – May 21, 1086) was a Chinese economist, statesman, chancellor and poet of the Song Dynasty who attempted controversial, major socioeconomic reforms. These reforms constituted the core concepts and motives of the Reformists, while...

Lantern Riddles

Lantern riddles are riddles that were written on the lanterns that are displayed during the Chinese Lantern Festival or Chinese middle autumn festival and so on. The full name of ‘Lantern Riddles‘ are ‘riddles written on lanterns‘. Chinese Lantern Riddles People in the festival must guess the answer from a word , a poem or a phrase, guessing the riddles are as hard as fighting...

Sheep Lamp

Sheep Lamp is an ancient bronze at Warring States Period which unearthed from Hanzhong in Shanxi Province. Its shape like a lying sheep,  and it craned its neck to look at remote place serenely. Sheep Lamp The Sheep Lanp use silver-inlaid stripes  on its body,  the stripes looks like clouds. You might notice the fine craftsmanship, it reflects the the level of gold and silver inlaid handicraft at...

Gilt Bronze Human-Shaped Lamp

Gilt Bronze Human-Shaped Lamp unearthed from the Tomb of Zhongshan Prince Jingwang in 1968, the tome is in Hebei Mancheng County.It is the earliest of existing lamp in China which is collected in Hebei Museum now.Advanced technology, structure in reason, Gilt Bronze Human-Shaped Lamp combines practical and aesthetic. And it’ is the art treasure in Han Dynasty’s practical crafts. Gilt Bronze...

Origin of the lantern

The origin of the Chinese lantern there don’t have a definite answer. Lantern is a kind of ancient lamps. Written records show that the use of lanterns dates back to the 8th century, Chinese Tang Dynasty. After that time the lanterns are wildly used in Chinese Qin and Han Dynasty. The paper Lantern may start from Eastern Han Dynasty when paper is invented. The custom of watching Lantern in the...

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