Colorful and Creative Rabbit Lanterns At Bangenge Festival 2015

Aside from the colorful Bangenge (giant paper-mache mascots), the festival also features cute Kuneho (Rabbit) Lanterns. Usually , the lanterns are made from Japanese papers but as time passes by, the participants have become more and more creative and resourceful and they started to use different materials to create their rabbit lanterns.PC152544tUnlike the Bangenge, the frame of the lanterns are mostly made from wires and small bamboo sticks. They will either put a real candle or a battery-powered led light inside. The lanterns have improvised wheels so the participants can just pull the rabbits during the parade. This rabbit lantern above is made from Ipil Ipil pods coated in gold paint. Very resourseful indeed.PC152546tBigger rabbit lanterns on displayPC152547tMuch like the Bangenge, the rabbit lanterns were made by students from different schools and other represenatatives from different Barangays
PC152548tAnother rabbit lantern made from Japanese papers. Based on how these lanterns were created, they will somehow remind you of the Piñata.PC152550tA Yaya Dub-inspired Rabbit LanternPC152557tCheckout This ALDUB inspired rabbit lanterns! So cute!PC152542tHow about this rabbit lanterns inspired from the Probinsyano Tv series?PC152552tA lantern made from Squash and Watermelon seedsPC152558tAnother cleverly made Lanterns built from dried reeds

Check out other highlights of this event

Bangenge ExhibitKuneho/ Rabbit Lanterns Recycled Lantern Contest

One thought on “Colorful and Creative Rabbit Lanterns At Bangenge Festival 2015

  • December 17, 2015 at 12:33 am

    yeah, indeed very creative and I actually can see many different types of materials being used to make the rabbit lanterns!! now I wonder where is Roger Rabbit?? haha.. 🙂


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