Lanterns shine on Saigon River full-moon festival

14:00 | 05/03/2018
Many people floated lanterns on Saigon River on the evening of the 15th of the first month of the lunar year or the 1st full-moon festival. The event was held at Dieu Phap Pagoda located by Saigon River on March 2.
lanterns shine on saigon river full moon festival
At around 8 pm, flows of people flocked to the pagoda for floating lanterns.
lanterns shine on saigon river full moon festival
Nguyen Van Tu in Go Vap District, HCM City, said that on this occasion every year, he attends the lantern floating ceremony to send his wishes for good health and luck for his family.
lanterns shine on saigon river full moon festival
People write their wishes on lanterns
lanterns shine on saigon river full moon festival
A girl making a wish while floating lanterns
lanterns shine on saigon river full moon festival
Lanterns make the river more beautiful at night
lanterns shine on saigon river full moon festival
Dieu Phap Pagoda often holds lantern floating ceremonies on the 15th of the first month, 4th month and 7th month of the lunar year.

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