Lantern shows in Xi'an scenic spots create festive atmosphere
en.xa.gov.cn     Updated: 2021-02-08

Festive lanterns in Datang Everbright City, Daming Palace National Heritage Park and Xi'an City Wall Scenic Spot in Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, have been lit up to welcome the upcoming Spring Festival.

From the north square to Kaiyuan Plaza, Datang Everbright City has set up nine groups of festive lanterns in various shapes and colors.

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Festive lanterns in Datang Everbright City in Xi'an attract many locals and tourists. [Photo/Xi'an municipal government's WeChat public account]

The lanterns themed for the 14th National Games are particularly eye-catching. The design of these lanterns includes symbols and flowers representing the cities that have held the National Games, as well as features representing the ancient Silk Road, Spring Festival, the charm of the Tang Dynasty (618-907) and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda.

At Daming Palace National Heritage Park, Tang Dynasty palace lanterns, modern light and shadow technology, and the interactive National Games activity combine to create an exciting visual experience.

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Daming Palace National Heritage Park in Xi'an hosts a festive lantern show to celebrate the Spring Festival. [Photo/Xi'an municipal government's WeChat public account]

In Xi’an City Wall Scenic Spot, the colorful lantern displays are accompanied by cultural performances, gourmet experiences, artistic and creative products, lantern-making and AR interactive experiences.

The lantern show in Daming Palace National Heritage Park and Xi'an City Wall Scenic Spot will last until March 14.

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Lanterns with various shapes and colors are on display at Xi'an City Wall Scenic Spot. [Photo/Xi'an municipal government's WeChat public account]