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The South Island Lantern Festival boasts an array of international performers, including a delegation of musicians from Shanghai.
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Festival Entertainment

There's fun for the whole family at this year's South Island Lantern Festival with entertainment ranging from the traditional to more modern. Roving entertainers will be performing throughout the site at different times. 

Roving Entertainers

There will be roving entertainers performing throughout the site at various times.

Craft Vendors

International craft vendors from Zhejiang handicrafts showcase:

  • Traditional Sash of She (ethnic minority group in Zheijang)
  • Ou Sculpture
  • Huzhou Kite Making

China Southern will have an onsite presence with a competition to win a trip to China.

Located near the Scott Statue

Experience the new China Southern Lantern with a view of the Guangzhou sky line It’s 7meters long and 3.5meters high.

Performance Schedule

There will be two stages for performances – the Terrace Stage located beside the Avon River on Durham Street opposite The Terrace and Victoria Square Stage positioned beside the Avon River (near the Armagh Street entrance).

Friday, 22 February

6:32pm Shanghai - Victoria Square Stage
6:49pm Gansu - Terrace Stage
8:14pm Shanghai - Terrace Stage
8:12pm Gansu - Victoria Square Stage
9:23pm Gansu - Terrace Stage
9:18pm Shanghai - Victoria Square Stage

Saturday, 23 February

6:33pm Shanghai - Victoria Square Stage
7:12pm Gansu - Terrace Stage
8:16pm Shanghai - Terrace Stage
9:40pm Gansu - Victoria Square Stage

Sunday, 24 February

6:51pm Gansu - Terrace Stage
7:14pm Shanghai - Terrace Stage
7:49pm Gansu - Victoria Square Stage
8:42pm Gansu - Terrace Stage
8:56pm Shanghai - Victoria Square Stage

Highlights include:

  • Seven new lanterns scattered along the City Promenade
  • Lanterns include
  • Southern China Lantern
  • Year of the Pig
  • Panda se

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