Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival 2019
The 2019 Hahndorf Winter Lantern festival will involve working with the local community and schools in order to create artful lantern sculptures that will be paraded down the main straight of Hahndorf and displayed in the Hahndorf Academy grounds.
The Hahndorf Academy grounds will be transformed into a colourful and dynamic space, decorated with a large array of lanterns and dotted with local vendor food stalls as well as craft and activities including shadow puppetry, fire puppetry and mural workshops.
The Hahndorf Winter Lantern festival includes a lantern workshop programme, concert, parade and festival. On Friday 23 August will be the opening night concert: Heysen Ensemble and friends. Saturday 24 August will showcase the lantern festival and dusk lantern parade.
The HWLF is an initiative of Hills artists and the Hahndorf Academy. Their concert, festival and parade day is a culmination of 7 weeks of workshops with local school students and families. This year will be the fifth winter festival following the Fruhlingsnacht 2015 and the HWLF August 2016 -2018.
Friday 23 August 2019
- 7pm – Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival Opening Night. Featuring the Heysen Ensemble with lanterns, refreshments and the Adelaide Hills young musicians
Saturday 24 August 2019
- 2pm – Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival food stalls, poetry readings, music and kids activities followed by the Dusk Fire Lantern Parade
- 6pm – Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival Main Event: Dusk Fire Lantern Parade
- 8pm – Fire Mural and live music
For more information and all enquiries please visit the Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival Facebook page.
What: Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival
When: Friday 23 & Saturday 24 August 2019
Where: Hahndorf Academy | 68 Main Street, Hahndorf
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Image Source: Hahndorf Academy website
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