The Spring Lantern Festival falls on the 15th day of the first lunar month. You can find the Western calendar date here.
Love likes to have the final word, and on the last day of Chinese New Year celebrations, couples spend time together on what’s informally known as ‘Chinese Valentine’s Day’, a title also awarded to the Seven Sisters Festival. In the past, singles would play matchmaking games on this auspicious day.
But whether you’re desperately seeking or hopelessly devoted, Hong Kong is a beautiful sight during this event, when colourful lanterns are hung in parks, flower markets and restaurants.