Couples in Taiwan celebrate annual lantern festival

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE)– Valentine’s Day is a worldwide celebration and some couples in Taiwan are making it memorable by writing well wishes on lanterns and then releasing them into the sky.

The Sky Lantern Festival is an annual festival and although its origins are not related to the lover’s holiday, it has become a must-do event for many couples who attend. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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