Larger-than-life lanterns

Illuminated lanterns displaying a riot of colours at "China Magic - Festival Of Light" in Vienna, Austria, on Thursday. At the event, which is taking place from now till Oct 9, visitors can immerse themselves in a world of giant lanterns that include
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Illuminated lanterns displaying a riot of colours at "China Magic - Festival Of Light" in Vienna, Austria, on Thursday. At the event, which is taking place from now till Oct 9, visitors can immerse themselves in a world of giant lanterns that include up to 20m-tall buildings, artworks in silk and bamboo, and famous figures. Among them are the Vienna State Opera, Temple of Heavenly Peace in Beijing and music composer Johann Strauss.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 03, 2016, with the headline 'Larger-than-life lanterns'. Print Edition | Subscribe