Light Up Newcastle Lantern Walk

Light Up Newcastle Lantern Walk Program


Main Stage

(Near Maritime Centre)

Festival Square

(Next to James Squire)

On Water

(The Basin -Honeysuckle)

Newcastle Museum

2.00pm – 5.00pm    

Dragon Boat eye dotting ceremony at 2pm at Harbour Square Wharf

Dragon boat practices sessions

4.00pm – 4.15pm    

Dragon Boat Demonstration Races

Fort Scratchley guns fire to start the races

Children’s Activities

Paper Folding

Lantern Making 

4.15pm – 4.30pm Newcastle Friendship Dancers    
4.30pm – 4.45pm Newcastle Wing Chun Kung Fu

Tai Chi Demonstration

Tai Chi for Life

4.45pm – 5.00pm Ching Nin Lion Dance Team Newcastle Friendship Dancers  
5.00pm – 5.15pm     
5.15pm – 5.30pm 

Tai Chi Demonstration

Tai Chi for Life

Chi Gong demonstration  
5.30pm – 5.40pm 

Newcastle Chinese Association

Ribbon Dancers
5.40pm – 6.00pm  Newcastle University Choir      
6.00pm – 6.20pm  Dr Chang Ning Chai, Honorary Associate of the Conservatorium of Music at the University of Sydney Flute Ensemble Marching Koalas arrive with Wickham Lantern walkers Tug Boat Ballet  
6.20pm – 6.30pm 

Male Vocal Solo

HSPA Show Band arrive with Nobbys Lantern Walkers
6.30pm – 6.50pm 

Solo Dance

Flute Solo
6.50pm – 7.05pm  Parade of International Flags      
7.05pm – 7.30pm Official Opening Ceremony   Sail Past – Boats and Yachts with Lantern Decorations  
7.30pm – 8.00pm  Lion Dancers and eye dotting Ceremony      
8.00pm – 8.10pm  Dance Performance      
8.10pm – 8.20pm  Female Vocal Solo      
8.30pm – 9.00pm 

Lion Dancers

9.00pm – 9.15pm     


Fort Scratchley guns fire

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