30,000 Pieces of all Types of Light Bulbs
80 Tons of Various Steels (Angle Bar, Rods)
10 CBM of Wood
85,302 Feet of Electrical Cables
91,864 Feet of Silk Materials
600 Gallons of Glue
35,000 Pieces Recycled Small Glass Bottles
14,000 Pieces Recycled Plastic Drinking Bottles
2,000 Pieces of Ceramic Dining Ware

What are other examples of such festivals around the world?

While this is the first time these incredible structures will be on display in the United States, similar events (though different in scope) have been held worldwide in Canada, Germany, and Malaysia.

An analysis of the Canadian event reveals:

Three consecutive successful years (2006 – 2008) in Toronto, Canada
Attracted 450,000 unique visitors to the Toronto Chinese Lantern Festival
Gained a greater than 95% guest satisfaction rate
Became an iconic event for the city of Toronto
Achieved great financial success

An analysis of the Australian event reveals:
Attracted 375,000 unique visitors to the Melbourne Chinese Lantern Festival
Gained a greater than 93% guest satisfaction rate
Achieved great financial success

An analysis of the Malaysia Lantern Festival reveals:
Ran for two consecutive months
Attracted over 700,000 unique visitors
Achieved great financial success