China has diverse cultures so number of customs and activities can be observed every year. In China if we talk about some of those festivals which are important then Chinese Lantern Festival has great importance in this regard. Most people of the world living in different areas no matter they belong to which religion are somehow familiar with this festival. In traditional Chinese calendar on 15th day of first month, Lantern Festival is observed. Its name brings smiles, glee, contentment, gladness and pleasure on faces because people knew this festival brings joys. People celebrate it with full delight. They enjoy the gathering, fireworks, crackers and lighting. They make sweet cookies and other tasty dishes. Eating Yuanxiao can be observed. Everyone likes it and loves to cook it on the festival. It is very delicious.This festival also brings the beginning of spring which is the favorite season of most of us. Alfred Lord once said
“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier.’”
On Chinese Lantern Festival people go for a picnic. It is lovely to watch lions and dragon dance. It increases beauty and pleasures to this festival. People also believe that this dance will bring the good luck for them for the rest of year. Besides these watching colorful and beautiful lanterns also give a pleasant sight. Buildings and other famous places are decorated with lights and lamps. There is another activity observed on Lantern festival. Playing lantern riddles is very famous part of the day. People paste the riddles on lanterns. Anyone who thinks that he is familiar with the solution of riddle goes to the owner of lantern. He asks to check his answer and if he is right he may receive a beautiful gift. Here are some magnificent and outstanding collection of Chinese Lantern Festival pictures and wallpapers. To download the latest pictures of Chinese New Year Animals visit Chinese New Year Animals And The Goat Year 2015.