The dark side of sky lanterns

Nov 03, 2018

Sky lanterns are iconic in Taiwan, where they’re released every day by tourists vying for a good photo op. But there’s a dark side to these magical flying paper lights.

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Written by: Clarissa Wei

Featuring: Ryan Hevern, Shao Aiting, and Yu Weidao

Produced by: Clarissa Wei and Nicholas Ko

Shot by: Nicholas Ko and Clarissa Wei

Edited by: Nicholas Ko

Mastered by: Victor Peña

Special Thanks to: Bank of Culture, Taiwan Ecotourism Taiwan, Taiwan Adventure Outings