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In pictures: Singkawang Lantern Festival

Performers have taken part in the Singkawang Lantern Festival in Kalimantan, Indonesia. Thousands of performers attended the annual parade, where hundreds of lanterns, all with a unique design and story, are on display. Known locally as Cap Go Meh Festival, it is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the Chinese Lunar Year and marks the end of Chinese New Year celebrations.

In pictures: Singkawang Lantern Festival
Performers take part in the Singkawang Lantern Festival on February 12, 2014 in Singkawang, Kalimantan, Indonesia. Thousands of performers attended the annual parade in Singkawang, where hundreds of lanterns, all with a unique design and story are on display. Cap Go Meh Festival also known as the Lantern Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the Chinese Lunar Year and marks the end of Chinese New Year celebrations. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Singkawang Lantern Festival
Performers take part in the Singkawang Lantern Festival on February 12, 2014 in Singkawang, Kalimantan, Indonesia. Thousands of performers attended the annual parade in Singkawang, where hundreds of lanterns, all with a unique design and story are on display. Cap Go Meh Festival also known as the Lantern Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the Chinese Lunar Year and marks the end of Chinese New Year celebrations. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Singkawang Lantern Festival
Performers take part in the Singkawang Lantern Festival on February 12, 2014 in Singkawang, Kalimantan, Indonesia. Thousands of performers attended the annual parade in Singkawang, where hundreds of lanterns, all with a unique design and story are on display. Cap Go Meh Festival also known as the Lantern Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the Chinese Lunar Year and marks the end of Chinese New Year celebrations. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Singkawang Lantern Festival
Performers take part in the Singkawang Lantern Festival on February 12, 2014 in Singkawang, Kalimantan, Indonesia. Thousands of performers attended the annual parade in Singkawang, where hundreds of lanterns, all with a unique design and story are on display. Cap Go Meh Festival also known as the Lantern Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the Chinese Lunar Year and marks the end of Chinese New Year celebrations. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Singkawang Lantern Festival
Performers take part in the Singkawang Lantern Festival on February 12, 2014 in Singkawang, Kalimantan, Indonesia. Thousands of performers attended the annual parade in Singkawang, where hundreds of lanterns, all with a unique design and story are on display. Cap Go Meh Festival also known as the Lantern Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the Chinese Lunar Year and marks the end of Chinese New Year celebrations. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Singkawang Lantern Festival
Performers take part in the Singkawang Lantern Festival on February 12, 2014 in Singkawang, Kalimantan, Indonesia. Thousands of performers attended the annual parade in Singkawang, where hundreds of lanterns, all with a unique design and story are on display. Cap Go Meh Festival also known as the Lantern Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the Chinese Lunar Year and marks the end of Chinese New Year celebrations. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Singkawang Lantern Festival
Performers take part in the Singkawang Lantern Festival on February 12, 2014 in Singkawang, Kalimantan, Indonesia. Thousands of performers attended the annual parade in Singkawang, where hundreds of lanterns, all with a unique design and story are on display. Cap Go Meh Festival also known as the Lantern Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the Chinese Lunar Year and marks the end of Chinese New Year celebrations. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Singkawang Lantern Festival
Performers take part in the Singkawang Lantern Festival on February 12, 2014 in Singkawang, Kalimantan, Indonesia. Thousands of performers attended the annual parade in Singkawang, where hundreds of lanterns, all with a unique design and story are on display. Cap Go Meh Festival also known as the Lantern Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the Chinese Lunar Year and marks the end of Chinese New Year celebrations. (Getty Images)