Just 1 hour from Albi, the 2023 Lantern Festival takes place in Montauban for the second consecutive year, Jardin des Plantes, from December 15, 2023 to February 11, 2024. It will illuminate the city of Ingres after the popular success of previous editions on Gaillac (81) and Blagnac (31) which brought together more than 1 million visitors.
The Lantern Festival is an extraordinary light show!
These monumental works, made of silk and LEDs, are made by hand by artisans. In fact, they deploy a sancestral know-howl came straight from the province of SICHUAN and more particularly from the city of Zigong. You will find Pandas, dragons, scenes of Chinese life, the history of the host city but also mythical and spectacular legends like the Jurassic Dinosaur Park.
A spectacular event that will amaze young and old.
In addition to monumental sculptures, Sichuan Opera and its extraordinary actors will make hearts palpitate. They have the particularity of changing faces up to 30 times per performance. Practiced by only a hundred people in the world, this art is recognized in China as a National Treasure
The Yangtze, Yang-Tse-Kiang and formerly in French 𝗳𝗹𝗲𝘂𝘃𝗲 𝗕𝗹𝗲𝘂, is the most important of the Chinese rivers with more than 6300 km!