Dazzle of the Mid-Autumn Festival

Changi Airport: One of the six displays across its four terminals. Chinatown: A dragon-dance performance by the Nam Sieng Dragon & Lion Dance Activity Centre (above) at the light-up and opening ceremony of this year's Mid-Autumn Festival last Saturda
Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall: Lanterns that can be found across the region are on display.PHOTO: DIOS VINCOY JR FOR THE STRAITS TIMES
Changi Airport: One of the six displays across its four terminals. Chinatown: A dragon-dance performance by the Nam Sieng Dragon & Lion Dance Activity Centre (above) at the light-up and opening ceremony of this year's Mid-Autumn Festival last Saturda
Chinatown: A dragon-dance performance by the Nam Sieng Dragon & Lion Dance Activity Centre (above) at the light-up and opening ceremony of this year's Mid-Autumn Festival last Saturday.PHOTO: GAVIN FOO, LIANHE ZAOBAO
Changi Airport: One of the six displays across its four terminals. Chinatown: A dragon-dance performance by the Nam Sieng Dragon & Lion Dance Activity Centre (above) at the light-up and opening ceremony of this year's Mid-Autumn Festival last Saturda
Chinatown: A dragon-dance performance by the Nam Sieng Dragon & Lion Dance Activity Centre at the light-up and opening ceremony of this year's Mid-Autumn Festival last Saturday (above).PHOTO: GAVIN FOO, LIANHE ZAOBAO
Changi Airport: One of the six displays across its four terminals. Chinatown: A dragon-dance performance by the Nam Sieng Dragon & Lion Dance Activity Centre (above) at the light-up and opening ceremony of this year's Mid-Autumn Festival last Saturda
Changi Airport: One of the six displays across its four terminals.PHOTO: CHANGI AIRPORT GROUP
VivoCity's Sky Park: Crowds pose with Disney's Mickey and Minnie installation (left) and more than 2,000 Disney Tsum Tsum lanterns light up the night sky (right). Gardens by the Bay: The Sky Lantern Dreams at the Scented Walk (above) and The Phoenix
Gardens by the Bay: The Sky Lantern Dreams at the Scented Walk (above) and The Phoenix And The Peony, which is 20m long and 9.4m tall, at the Supertree Grove.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
VivoCity's Sky Park: Crowds pose with Disney's Mickey and Minnie installation (left) and more than 2,000 Disney Tsum Tsum lanterns light up the night sky (right). Gardens by the Bay: The Sky Lantern Dreams at the Scented Walk (above) and The Phoenix
Gardens by the Bay: The Sky Lantern Dreams at the Scented Walk and The Phoenix And The Peony (above), which is 20m long and 9.4m tall, at the Supertree Grove.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
VivoCity's Sky Park: Crowds pose with Disney's Mickey and Minnie installation (left) and more than 2,000 Disney Tsum Tsum lanterns light up the night sky (right). Gardens by the Bay: The Sky Lantern Dreams at the Scented Walk (above) and The Phoenix
VivoCity's Sky Park: Crowds pose with Disney's Mickey and Minnie installation (above) and more than 2,000 Disney Tsum Tsum lanterns light up the night sky.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG, ARIFFIN JAMAR
VivoCity's Sky Park: Crowds pose with Disney's Mickey and Minnie installation (left) and more than 2,000 Disney Tsum Tsum lanterns light up the night sky (right). Gardens by the Bay: The Sky Lantern Dreams at the Scented Walk (above) and The Phoenix
VivoCity's Sky Park: Crowds pose with Disney's Mickey and Minnie installation and more than 2,000 Disney Tsum Tsum lanterns light up the night sky (above).ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG, ARIFFIN JAMAR

Creative festive lights around the island include a 44m-long archway of lanterns and those of Disney characters

From lanterns shaped like a giant phoenix to a large tongkang (light wooden boat) to Disney characters, the lead-up to this year's Mid-Autumn Festival on Sept 24 has seen another bumper crop of creative light-ups.

There are at least five lantern displays around the island commemorating the festival.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 15, 2018, with the headline 'Dazzle of the Mid-Autumn Festival'. Print Edition | Subscribe