Lantern parade

Nouméa -

Celebrating Bastille Day

  • Lantern parade in Nouméa


The Bastille Day festivities kick off with a parade of 5,000 paper lanterns from Place Bir Hakeim to Place des Cocotiers.
The party continues with a scintillating firework display launched from the Townhall roof and the traditional community dance in the Townhall Hall of Honour. The historic bandstand will be the focus for a variety of attractions.

Info and reservation:

Ask for the full program!
6.15 p.m. - live music entertainment at Place Bir Hakeim.
6.30 p.m. - 5,000 paper lanterns handed out at Place Bir Hakeim.
7 p.m. - the lantern parade sets off.
From 7.30 p.m. - firework display launched from the Townhall roof.
8-11 p.m. - community dance in the Townhall Hall of Honour, led by singer-guitarist Ardy Panatte, accompanied by a professional DJ.

Note: parking restricted or prohibited in some areas. From 6.30 onwards, traffic will be halted to let the parade go by.

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