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Giant Lanterns of China

This winter, RZSS Edinburgh Zoo will be home to The Giant Lanterns of China, an installation of over 450 dazzling giant lanterns that will illuminate the Zoo for 50 awe-inspiring nights.

The Giant Lanterns of China festival explores three themes: China, RZSS Edinburgh Zoo, and the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s (RZSS) worldwide animal conservation work. It will feature 211 animal-themed lanterns, a 19-foot high and 115-foot long Chinese dragon, and Chinese heritage symbols alongside flowers, insects and fauna.

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Each evening of the event, visitors will be entertained with special surprises such as performances, food and craft stalls. It will give visitors a taste of Chinese culture while they explore the epic works of lantern art.

Get tickets and find out more information at the Edinburgh Zoo website

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