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If you’ve ever been to Vietnam, no doubt you remember the dreamy, coloured lanterns that adorn shopfronts, houses and public spaces. You might’ve even encountered a Vietnamese Lantern Festival, in which families come together to celebrate the full moon with a lantern parade, singing and dancing. This year, Federation Square is bringing this all-ages event to Melbourne, coinciding with the Mid-Autumn Festival, traditional to East Asian nations. For one day, children can make their own lanterns, eat moon cakes, plant trees, learn cultural dances and feast as the sun sets.

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Vietnamese Children's Lantern Festival details

Swanston St, Melbourne 3000

Telephone 03 9655 1900

Nearby Stations: Flinders Street

Price FREE
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Date Sun 07 Sep 2014

Open 10am-8pm

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