Ox-themed lanterns popular in Nanchang
2009-02-06 08:30:43 GMT2009-02-06 16:30:43 (Beijing Time)
A girl shows off her favorite ox lanterns at a shopping center in Nanchang,Jiangxi on Tuesday, February 3, 2009.
Holding a cartoon ox lantern in hand and wearing colorful toy ox horns, a mother and her son happily walk along Zhongshan Street in Nanchang, east Jiangxi province on Wednesday, February 4, 2009.
Since 2009 is the Chinese lunar Year of Ox, a variety of ox lanterns are being purchased by locals, who are preparing for the traditional Lantern Festival which falls on the 15th day of the 1st month on the Chinese lunar calendar.