Lotus Lantern Festival. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/AFP/ED JONES
Lotus Lantern Festival. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/AFP/ED JONES

South Koreans join in a lantern parade in Seoul marking the start of the month-long Lotus Lantern Festival to celebrate the birthday of Buddha, which falls on May 3. Parades of musicians, dancers, floats and dragons are common throughout Asia at this time.

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