Friday, April 23, 2010

Giant Red Packet Lantern at Harbourfront Centre in January 2009

This was a giant Red Packet Lantern made especially for Chinese New Year 2009. It was on display at Harbourfront Centre during the Chinese New Year 2009 period.

We took these during January 2009.

According to the notice, it was Singapore’s Largest Hongbao Lantern Ever Made.

Some facts about this lantern:
- Measured 20 feet tall and 9 feet wide
- Consisted of 9 layers
- Made of 14999 pieces of Hongbao (Red Packets)
- 300 bottles of glue used
- 40 boxes of staples used
- Weighed 200Kg
- 4 months to produce
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