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Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge with gratitude that this work takes place on the traditional lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

The Lantern City lights up Downtown Vancouver this Lunar New Year

Coastal Lunar Lanterns at Jack Poole Plaza (February 9 -27, 2024)

The Coastal Lunar Lanterns bring cultures together to celebrate the Lunar New Year. Featuring Indigenous artists from Vancouver in a collaboration with C3 Society, and an Indigenous artist from Taiwan, these artworks will be displayed at Jack Poole Plaza.

Featured Artists:

  • Atheana Picha
  • Cyler Sparrow-Point
  • Debra Sparrow & Isaiah Sparrow
  • Ali Istanda
We are a Family at šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énk Square (February 9 – 28, 2024)


The We are a Family lanterns will be showcased at šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square (North of the Vancouver Art Gallery). Showcasing artists from the diverse communities of Vancouver, The Lantern City invites everyone to imagine a future where we are Born to be Free.


Featured Artists:


  • Anuximana
  • Damian John
  • Kristina Luu
  • Odera Igbokwe
  • Rashmi Tyagi
  • Jerry Whitehead
  • Richard Hunt
  • Studio 101 / Eastside Arts Society


For more information, visit their website.

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