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The Kamloops Arts Council’s Lumière Lantern Festival offers kids, youth, adults and seniors a chance to express creativity and join in a celebration of community spirit.
This year’s Lumiere Lantern Festival Parade leaves Thursday, Feb. 22 at 5:15pm from Unit 210 at Lansdowne Village on Lansdowne Street (between Spitfire Computers and London Drugs).
Led by energetic musicians / drummers Dance Afreaka and hoopdancer Daryl Black, the procession will head east down to 1st Continue reading Get glowing at this Thursday’s Lumière Festival Parade
The Lumière Lantern Festival is a magical experience. Build your own handmade lantern at one of our workshops, then join in the parade on Nov. 26, winding up with special performances and the Downtown Kamloops Lights in the Night celebrations. Let your imagination run wild – past parades have included a nine-foot dragon, a canoe, a lit skirt, a light bulb suit and tons of wonderful globes. Lantern or not, come and be a part of this magical winter evening in Kamloops.
Create your very own lantern! We have 2 types of workshops:
Kamloops Makerspace Workshops (age 18+)
For building light installations & sculptures
November 2, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
November 9, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
November 16, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
At the Kamloops Makerspace Office, 207 Victoria St West
For more information about these workshops please contact Aras at firstname.lastname@example.org or 778-654-4611
Kamloops Arts Council Workshops
Family-friendly, all ages — children need to bring a hands-on, adult helper
November 12, 3:30pm – 6pm
November 19, 3:30pm – 6pm
November 26, 3:30pm – 6pm
At the Lansdowne Village, Unit 210 (next to Spitfire Computers)
KAC workshops will be hosted by 2 local artists, drop-in, no registration required.
Lantern-making kits will be available for $5-$20 per person (includes instruction). A free option will also be available – supplies are limited, first-come first-served.
Workshops begin Nov. 2, gearing up to Nov. 26 parade
The Kamloops Arts Council’s biannual Lumière Lantern Festival
returns this November, offering a magical experience for all. Build your own handmade lantern at one of our workshops, then join in the lantern parade on Nov. 26
, winding up with special performances and the Downtown Kamloops Lights in the Night celebrations.
At a series of lantern-making workshops starting Nov. 2, participants are encouraged to let their imaginations run wild. Past parades have included a nine-foot dragon, a canoe, a lit skirt, a light bulb suit and tons of wonderful globes. View photos from the 2013 event
Create your very own lantern! We have 3 types of workshops:
Kamloops Makerspace Workshops (age 18+ )
For building light installations & sculptures.
An opportunity to talk about your lantern or light installation projects for this year. We will also go through basics of illumination using various
Continue reading Create a Lantern or Light Installation for Lumière Lantern Festival