Wednesday, May 18, 2011

lantern festival getting closer

Preparations are well and truly underway for the 2011 Lantern Parade in Belgrave. A wonderful community event, it goes to from strength to strength every year.

In it's fifth year, this year's theme is celebrating cultural diversity. It's a wonderful community event, you can make a lantern and march in the parade or enjoy watching this breathtaking beautiful event as it wends its way down Burwood Highway in Belgrave.

A number of lantern making workshops are underway, if you'd like to create your own masterpiece for the parade or touch up a lantern from past years, you can attend a workshop being held at a number of local venues around the region.

Saturday 21 May: Belgrave Library 10am to 1pm

Sunday 29 May: Selby Community House 1pm to 4pm

Tuesday 31 May: Ferntree Gully Library 5pm

Saturday 4 June: Belgrave Library 10am to 1pm

Saturday 4 June: Kallista Community House 1pm to 4pm

Friday 10 June: Ferntree Gully Library 10am

Sunday 12 June: Belgrave Library 1pm to 4pm

Saturday 18 June: Belgrave Library 10am to 1pm

Bookings are essential for all workshops - group bookings available too, call 9753 6234 or email It costs $10 for a bamboo lantern or $5 for a decoupage or asian style lantern.

If you can't make a workshop but would like some instructions on how to make a lantern click here.

The lantern parade will run on the evening of Saturday 18th June, watch this space for more details as they come to hand. I look forward to seeing you there, to enjoy one of the highlight annual events for the hills.

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