All around the world, the holiday season is synonymous with festivals of light. From the flickering candles of the Hannukah Menorah to the dazzling sky lanterns of Northern Thailand’s Yi Peng festival, the globe is virtually aglow as the New Year approaches. To join the celebrations, we’ve collected some of our favorite illuminated imagery in a lit-up lightbox for your perusal. Check out a handful of selections below, then click through to bask in the warmth of the full Bring to Light gallery.

Yi Peng Festival, Chiang Mai, Thailand | FWStudio

Northern Lights in Yukon Territory, Canada | Pi-Lens

Christmas Lights | Masson

Hanukkah Candles | blueeyes

Sparkler | Yellowj

The Empire State Building illuminated on Christmas | Stuart Monk

Check out the entire Bring to Light gallery for more images like these! »