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Imagine – bizarre medieval fayre meets carnivale and goes to the circus. Coming from the dark into the light – this is the Lismore Lantern Parade
Despite late changes to the destination venue, which impacted its fundraising potential, and the still incomplete replacement of lanterns damaged in last year’s floods, Saturday’s parade was ‘the biggest and best ever’, according to organiser Jyllie Jackson.
Visitors from Lismore’s Sister City Yamato Takada, in Japan, will join in the Lismore Lantern Parade next week for the first time. And they will be bringing along a lantern of special significance of their own.
The arts community in Lismore has many faces and they have been challenged by the loss of buildings, creative spaces, art, instruments and materials during the recent flooding by ex-cyclone Debbie. Many of the groups are getting back on their feet but they still need your support.
The 20th anniversary of the iconic Lismore Lantern Parade attracted more than 30,000 people on Saturday night. And while a storm passed briefly over the city extinguishing some of the lanterns, nothing could dampen the enthusiasm of the crowd.
Visitors from across the northern rivers region are expected to flock to Lismore this weekend for the 20th anniversary of the iconic Lantern Parade. And to make it easy, the Lismore Visitor Information Centre has organised return buses.
Organisers of Lismore’s annual lantern parade are calling for more volunteers to help with this year’s 20th anniversary celebrations. Parade director Jyllie Jackson said tickets for the event were selling well but more help was needed in the lead up and also on the evening.
New industrial relations laws have passed NSW parliament today, which the government says will create the structure needed to deliver meaningful improvements to wages and conditions for hundreds and thousands of workers in the state.
There were information sessions this morning for local businesses and industry members impacted by the detection of Red Imported Fire Ants (RIFA) at South Murwillumbah, with the opportunity to find out more information about the strategy that the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) are using to contain and eradicate the fire ants.
The recently-released NSW Forestry Corporation’s annual report, which shows that taxpayers will again be asked to spend $15 million to subsidise native forest logging, has today been labelled ‘a damning indictment on our state’.
Lismore City Council has unveiled its iconic sustainable city Christmas tree. This is the eighth year of Lismore’s upcycled Christmas tree being proudly displayed on the corner of Keen and Magellan streets, following a one-year hiatus after the 2022 flood disaster.