22 - 25 Feb 2024


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Auckland Lantern Festival 2024 scheduled for 22-25 February

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Auckland Lantern Festival is back!

Celebrate Chinese New Year and welcome in the Year of the Dragon at new location, Manukau Sports Bowl, 22-25 February 2024.

The Auckland Lantern Festival is Auckland’s biggest cultural festival and New Zealand’s premier annual four-day festival celebrating Chinese New Year, Chinese culture and Auckland’s Chinese communities. This free, popular, family-friendly festival showcases hundreds of elaborate handmade Chinese lanterns, cultural song, music, and dance performances, craft demonstrations, sponsor activations and competitions, retail and food stalls, and ends with a stunning fireworks display.

For further info, please visit the official website.

The Confucius Institute in Auckland is proudly to be the sponsor of the Auckland Lantern Festival and help with the celebration.