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Beautiful lanterns will light up Calgary's skies at Illuminasia

DH Calgary Staff Sep 07, 2016 11:31 pm

Calgary’s skies are about to get a whole lot prettier.

The Illuminasia Lantern and Garden Festival returns to the Calgary Zoo for the second year in a row, and this time around there are 145 extra lanterns to dazzle you.

The lanterns are seasonal-themed this year, so you’ll be taken on a journey from winter to spring, and they’ll depict culturally significant animals as well as zoo favourites. Relish in the arts of Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Korean cultures, and check out live music, an art gallery, and garden displays as well.

Illuminasia starts on September 8 and runs until October 16.

Illuminasia Lantern and Garden Festival 2016

Where: Calgary Zoo – 1300 Zoo Road NE

When: Thursday, September 8 to Sunday, October 16


DH Calgary Staff
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