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Large number of lanterns and decorative lights are mounted alongside the
streets , in the parks and open spaces of Dalian to give the city a
joyous festival atmosphere after nightfall . Round Zhongshan Square, big
red lanterns and the sculptures in its center enhance each other’s
beauty. At People’s Square, the four 3.6m high , 2.6m wide characters
“Congratulating the New Spring” lit by 1200 clusters of ‘Water Fall”
lights , are exceptionally eye-catching .In Labor Park , “The Light of
Bright Pearl Greeting Spring Lantern Fair” is ready to open. .Boat-
shaped lanterns dominate the Fair, clustered by over 10000 small
lanterns from Nanjing and Yangzhou. The Fair is to open on the new lunar
year’s day (Feb.12,2002) (Dalian Daily p.B1.Feb.4,2002.)