Wuyi Lantern Goes Global
Photo by Lian Rilai
The employees of Changhong Lantern Factory in Tongqin Town of Wuyi have been busy making lanterns these days, which will be sold to domestic and international markets.
Wang Meiqing, head of the factory, stated that the upcoming new year boosts the sales of lanterns. The factory now produces more than 1000 lanterns per day, which are not only sold to domestic provinces like Fujian and Guangdong, but also to other countries like Malaysia and Singapore. With more than 100 styles, 30,000 lanterns have been sold internationally and 150,000 lanterns have been pre-ordered. (By Zhu Hui, translated by Shen Yingying, edited by Mariam Ayad)