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Festive lanterns made by pupils impress Ordos

Updated: 2018-03-06 Print

Several pupils stood out in a lantern-making competition initiated by a local media organization in the Dongsheng district of Ordos to celebrate Lantern Festival, according to a recent news release.

The activity encouraged participants to make festive lanterns out of waste materials, with the aim of promoting the Chinese traditional handicraft of making lanterns, while developing an awareness of the environment among students at middle and primary schools.

Some pupils stunned the panel of judges with their complex works, and the following are some examples.

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A dog-shaped festive lantern made by Wang Puxin from Dongsheng Experimental Primary School. [Photo/Official WeChat account of Dongsheng district]

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A dog-shaped lantern made by Li Zhiyao from Dongsheng Experimental Primary School. [Photo/Official WeChat account of Dongsheng district]

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A Chinese-knot shaped lantern made by Liu Yitong from Dongsheng No 11 Primary School. [Photo/Official WeChat account of Dongsheng district]

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A Mongolian yurt-shaped lantern made by Bai Huizhen from Dongsheng No 3 Primary School. [Photo/Official WeChat account of Dongsheng district]

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A lantern with the Chinese character Fu, which means blessing in English, made by Yang Huiting from Dongsheng Elementary School. [Photo/Official WeChat account of Dongsheng district]

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A flower-shaped lantern made by Fan Yuqi from Dongsheng No 11 Primary School. [Photo/Official WeChat account of Dongsheng district]



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