FireFly Lanterns are authentic Chinese Lanterns. Traditional ‘Khoom Fay’ or ‘Khom Loy’ lanterns were invented 1800 years ago by Zhuge Liang of China. They are still widely used in the Far East today to help celebrate important events and to bring good luck. Perhaps you have seen them when travelling in China or Thailand at beach parties or festivals?
What are they for?
Well, we think they are primarily for fun, to celebrate, or perhaps to educate! Our Lanterns are a great addition or alternative to fireworks, so are great for releasing at BBQ's or parties. They also work really nicely at birthdays,weddings or any kind of family occasion.
Perhaps you could launch lanterns to bring good luck to a new born baby, or at a christening or bar mitzva.
Lanterns make a beautiful and peaceful display that everyone can enjoy without the noise and possible upset that fireworks can cause.
Not convinced yet? Take a look at our video to see Firefly Lanterns in use.
Few people who see our lanterns fly are unmoved by the experience. Firefly Lanterns can be launched during the day or at night for a spectacular visual display that can be seen for miles around. There is never really a bad time to lauch them - they work in summer at outdoor events, in winter at Halloween or bonfire night and birthday parties. Why not make new years wish and lauch a lantern at the stroke of midnight, or make a romantic gesture with a launch for your valentine?
Firefly Lanterns make fantastic educational tool. Kids learn best when they are having fun. There are many science related topics that kids can learn about with a lantern launch, we supply one of our local school science departments with lanterns for just this purpose.
Why Firefly Lanterns?
You may be able to find other lanterns out there on the internet, however before starting our company, we fully reasearched what makes a good and safe lantern. We believe that our product represents the best and the safest lantern available in the UK today. Our lanterns also offer great value as we order in huge quantities and keep our overheads very low. A few things to consider when selecting a lantern:
Firefly Lanterns are sold fully assembled (many you will find for sale on the internet have to be put together)
Firefly Lanterns come with a long/slow burning solid fuel wick (we do not think liquid fuel is a safe method of launching a lantern)
Firefly Lanterns are treated with a fire retardent coating (many of our competitors sell lanterns which are not)