Celebrated in Chiang Mai, Thailand, the Yi Peng Festival is a religious ceremony in which thousands of Thai people release lighted lanterns into the sky while making a wish, as way of paying homage to Buddha
Toro Nagashi (灯籠流し) is a Japanese ceremony in which participants float paper lanterns (chōchin) down a river; tōrō is traditionally another word for lantern, while nagashi means “cruise, flow” - paper lanterns obon festival japan
Floating Lantern Festival Thailand During the month of November, there is a festival in Northern Thailand called the Thai lantern festival. Its name, Yi Peng, translates into Floating Lights Festival,.
Floating Lanterns, Thailand the floating lanterns being launched into the sky. the incredible magic of experiencing thousands of these lanterns floating into the night sky at once while monks chanted at the Lanna Meditation Center in Chiang Mai.