Glowing Lotus is a type of lantern traditionally made in Yangshuo. As we all know, Yangshuo is the area where Li River is flowing. A lot of people there have the tradition of making lantern, lit it and then place the lantern on the Li River to let it go.
Instead the lantern in regular shape, people there love to make their lanterns in the shape of lotus flower. It makes them look really beautiful when they are flowing on the Li River.
Everything about how to make the Glowing Lotus
This is why a lot of places in Yangshuo offer classes to make lantern in lotus flower shape. The paper crafting class is really fun to take as you will learn everything about how to make the Glowing Lotus paper craft lantern and then try to actually lit it and let it flow. However, you can also bring the lantern home to keep, your choice.
When taking classes, you do not need to prepare for anything because all the tools and materials needed for the paper craft are already prepared by the teachers.
The technique of making the lotus flower-shaped lantern is also not too difficult so that everyone there can try them with ease. It takes one hour or two to complete one lantern and then you can learn how to complete it with candles so it can lit.
Taking this kind of class is such a fun activity to do with the whole family. If you come to Yangshuo with your entire family, both adults and kids can enjoy this paper craft activity as they can also make any lantern in their preferred shapes.
This is the reason why tourists are so drawn in this activity. It is not an expensive class to take and the unique experience of making Glowing Lotus paper craft is surely unforgettable.