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If you are anywhere near AJ Panda’s hometown of St. Louis, MO, you are going to want to make plans to attend the Lantern Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden!

The annual Lantern Festival is one of China’s most ancient and cherished traditions. “Lantern Festival: Art by Day, Magic by Night” will be an international exhibition of immense, lighted works of art from China. This festival will include extravagant outdoor sets that celebrate Chinese culture through bold colors, impressive light and fascinating designs. This is an opportunity to witness an extravaganza rarely available outside of Asia.

“Lantern Festival: Art by Day, Magic by Night” will run at the Missouri Botanical Garden from May 26 through August 19th. For more information, please visit their website at http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/.

Lantern Festival - MO Botanical Garden

Lantern Festival – MO Botanical Garden


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I couldn’t let another week go by without a call out to the Golden Dragon Acrobats from China. I went to their performance last weekend at the Touhill Performing Arts Center in St. Louis. They were amazing!

Their performance ranged from incredible displays of strength, flexibility, grace, and power. All of it is performed with cultural backdrop of Chinese tradition. My five-year old daughters were mesmerized, as was I. It’s a show I would definitely recommend.

 

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