Bring all the family to celebrate brand new beginnings in the Year of the Dragon at the Chinese New Year Lantern Festival. Picnic on the grass at our new home in Hagley Park's Carlton Corner amidst hundreds of beautiful lanterns specially imported from China. Delicious Asian food stalls and non-stop entertainment including a dragon and lion dance group from Shanghai, a reggae band Chinese-style from Beijing and an opera and modern dance group from Taizhou. Not to be missed! Christchurch's popular Lantern Festival is brought to you by Asia New Zealand Foundation with support from Christchurch City Council and core sponsor HSBC.