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Thursday, June 2, 2011

Comment of the Day: Lantern Festival Will Highlight St. Louis

Posted By on Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 4:08 PM

We were pretty excited to report today about the Missouri Botanical Garden's plans to host Chinese lantern festival next summer.

Reader "Sinolover" seemed even more stoked by the news, writing:
This is really really great news for the Gardens! I've been to two lantern festivals, one in China and one in the U.S., but I've never heard of one of this size outside of China or Taiwan. It will definitely make an impact on the economy and bring in people from outside the region. Who knows...we may even have a China freight hub by then making the timing even better.

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