Lantern Festival ’08

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The 2008 Chinese New Year festivities are nearing their end, which means it’s time for the Auckland Lantern Festival. It’s the ninth year of the festival and by now it feels like an essential part of an Auckland summer.

This weekend, 22 to 24 February, Albert Park will again be the scene of lanterns galore, along with cultural performances from many Chinese groups. (I hope they do karaoke this year, cos that’s always one of my faves.)

After the jump: food, festivities, fireworks and photography.

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