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Southampton Lantern Festival Parade 2020

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Southampton Guildhall Square

Above Bar Street

Southampton

SO14 7DU

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This parade is a visual feast of colour and light as a sea of lanterns accompanies our dazzling luminous Dragon.

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The UK Shaolin Temple’s Chinese Lantern Parade marks the official closing of Southampton’s 2020 Chinese New Year Celebrations. Like many Chinese New Year customs, the Lantern Festival promotes togetherness; where family and friends reunite amidst the glow of many lanterns. The UK Shaolin Temple brings this unique celebration to the heart of Southampton city. Traditional activities usually include watching and presenting lit up lanterns, solving lantern riddles, eating dumplings in soup, enjoy lion and dragon dances.

Join us for more fun on the evening of Saturday 8th February 2020, which marks the Eve of Chinese of the New Year and the end to the CNY 2020 festivities – The Lantern Festival. The main event includes a stunning Chinese New Year Lantern light parade. This parade is a visual feast of colour and light as a sea of lanterns accompanies our dazzling luminous Dragon. The parade commences at the Southampton’s Bargate, travels down the high street, and finishes in the Guildhall Square. Don’t miss an opportunity to snap a picture with our star Dragon.

When: Saturday 8th February 2020

Time: 15:30pm – 19:00pm

Where: Southampton Bargate – Guildhall Square

Fees: FREE

Read more information here: https://www.ukshaolintemple.com/chinese-new-year/chinese-lantern-festival/

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