These airborne paper lanterns traditionally found in some Asian cultures, are now the latest craze in weddings and parties — a more environmentally friendly and more economical alternative to fireworks.
Also called Khoom Loy, the sky lantern’s origins began in Thailand. During the Loy Kratong in Chiang Mai, Thailand, lovers and partners gather in the riverbank and release lanterns together. It is considered as good luck to release these lighted paper crafts with belief and bad-luck, problems and worries will fly away with lanterns.
These metal free environmentally friendly paper lanterns look stunning when release in to the night sky and are pefect for creating a fabulous spectacle at a wedding party.