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Thorons and Lanterns Lanterns

Lantern Displays

Spectacular illuminated lantern displays are a feature of Wesak and Poson in town and village communities. Households construct these displays and may compete against each other for awards. Families come out to admire the displays, often travelling around the district on different nights to admire the displays.

These were all in a village setting where local families competed against each other