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Legends of the Silk Road Come to Light


This year, the CNE transforms the Coca-Cola Coliseum into a magical maze of luminous lantern installations.

This stunning series of 17 illuminated synthetic silk sculpture installations will be positioned throughout the Coca-Cola Coliseum for everyone to discover and enjoy every day of the CNE.

The structures, which premiered at the 2018 CNE, were created by artists in China, using local materials to craft each of the individual works of art. The Chinese Lanterns, themed around legends and myths associated with the ancient Silk Road, create an evocative exploratory experience not to be missed!

New this year! Fifteen of the 17 lanterns will be animated with an Augmented Reality dimension that can be accessed on your own device via the Shadow Factory app! 

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Dates & Times:
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August 16 - September 2
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Coca-Cola Coliseum
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Please Note: All Building close at 7 pm on Labour Day Monday (September 2).

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