In the evening, the local people would go there to see the beautiful lighted lanterns on display. The emperor would ask Taiyi to bring favorable weather and good health to him and his people. However, its roots trace back more than years ago and is popularly linked to the reign of Emperor Ming of Han at the time when Buddhism was growing in China. After it landed on earth it was hunted and killed by some villagers. However, the largest Lantern Festival celebration took place in the early part of the 15th century.
In Chinesedeng means lantern and shi is market.
Also, every house in the city should hang red lantern and explode fire crackers. In BCE, he proclaimed it to be one of the most important celebrations and the ceremony would last throughout the night. The emperor happily followed the plan. The rumor spread quickly. By the beginning of the Tang Dynasty in the seventh century, the lantern displays would last three days. Shuo left the palace and set up a fortune-telling stall on the street. Art, Religion, and Politics in Medieval China: