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kong ming lantern
Sky Lantern(Khoom Fay) is also called the "Kong Ming Lantern" or "Tian Deng", made of paper. It was originated from the old Three-Kingdom epoch in China. Chu-Ke, the famous and wisest militarist (Mr. Kong Ming) invented the sky lantern as military communications for his kingdom to transfer information. Now people release it to the sky mostly for best wishes, entertainment, or celebrating in the party, holiday or festival.
Sky Lanterns date back hundreds of years, when armies employed them as signalling devices and later were adopted by common folk, who used them to convey their wishes to heaven.
People believe floating candles (Sky Lanterns) offer poignancy and tranquility and the strings of breathtaking stars bring back all your high spirits.