There are many advantages of sky lanterns or Chinese lanterns over fireworks.
They are less noisy, less costly and a marvel to behold. The sky lantern is a bright and colorful object and is available in a wide range of colors, shapes and sizes.
If the person has no time to visit the shops due to his customary schedule one can easily place his order online. Why floating lanterns are called so? As they float away in the air they carry with them the negative energy. Their bright appearance and popular belief of dispelling troubles make them a must at wedding ceremonies.
Even wish lanterns have become extremely happening at birthday parties for making wishes and then setting them free in the air. There are many legends and myths associated with these lanterns which make for interesting hearing. The Chinese sky lanterns are also known as paper lanterns or flying lanterns. It is quite easy for one to get confused by hearing so many names but the fundamental principle is the same.
Lanterns may be good gift items also for some one you love dearly and want to bring a little color into the life of. The best part is that these lanterns are so colorful that each and every person is bound to feel attracted towards these lanterns. Not only are these lanterns used for occasions but they are also used to adorn a room and make it gay and colorful. Other than joyous occasions sky lantern is also used for more sober events like memorial services and funerals.
Strange as it may sound to celebrate a funeral, still the youth of today want to break the convention. Maybe they feel that the deceased would like to be recalled forever in happy condition rather than people weeping for him.