This site features a photo gallery of the Belgrave Lantern Parade 2012


The Photography of John Weeks

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Belgrave Lantern Parade 2012

The town of Belgrave's annual lantern parade is on again. 2012 is its sixth year. Since 2007, the Belgrave Main Street has been filled with light at winter solstice every year. The event is getting bigger and better. As in previous years Main Street, Belgrave, was closed to cars on Saturday from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Entertainment was provided prior to the Parade.

Photographs by John Weeks were taken on Friday, 23 June, 2012 ..... Location : Belgrave, Victoria, Australia.................. See Gallery 2 by clicking HERE ... and See BELGRAVE LANTERN PARADE 2013 HERE

As the day and night unfolded ....................


































































See Gallery 2 by clicking HERE


Any comments, please direct them to John Weeks


"Great shots John, you got photos of so many people that I know!" - Katherine, Upwey, Victoria, Australia

"Thanks John" - Libby, Australia

"I love the owls, whoo hooo" - Jan, Australia

"Awesome" - Alexandra, Australia

"Great photos John. Never saw a lantern festival before. Nice to see what you and others saw that night. The peacock looks amazing." - David, USA

"Fantastic! Its been great to have those photos available so soon - people seem to look for them. As if wanting the night to last." - Belgrave Lantern Parade committee

"Fabulous!" - Barb, Kallista, Australia

"Superb Photos John" - Gary, Victoria, Australia

"You are simply the best photographer around John, they are amazing. I recognised Graham from Fat Chance, and Don Gula, Jan's bass player. Glad it was such a success." - Rhonda, Victoria, Australia

"Great pics John - well done!" - Tracey, Victoria, Australia

"Awesome pics of the lantern parade, thanks for the link to your gallery John" - Kelly, Australia

"Some excellent photos of the lantern parade!" - Elizabeth, Victoria, Australia

"What a marvelous collection of pics! I missed a lot of the action, but now I feel like I had front row seats!" - Robyn, Belgrave, Australia

"Great to see all the festivities. Thanks for sharing the moments in your day." - D.P., USA

"Likes this..." Meza, Australia

"ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL" - Jan, Victoria, Australia

"Aren't they great photos ... " L.P., Victoria, Australia

"Hi John, Thanks for being there on Saturday night to capture the magic. I've shared the link to your photos on the Lantern Parade facebook page " - Marina, Victoria, Australia

"Fabulous images, we missed the parade this year, so was great to take a look at these, thanks." - Kim, Victoria, Australia

"Hi there, My name is Lauren, the director from Gypsy Trance Belly Dance, I just saw the photos on your website, they're amazing!"

"Hi John! I would love to post them up to the Hills Collective Project. Thanks heaps!" Bianca, Hills Collective Project - Celebrating the Creative Community of the Dandenong Ranges

"Hello John. I hope you dont mind that Ive used one of your photos in the video I made relating to the Belgrave Lantern Parade. Its on YouTube and the link is below
I credited you on the photo itself and in the credits near the end of the video. -- Rod :) - Rod Neason,

The ABC News also viewed the photo gallery...

Some locations of people who have viewed this Gallery

Australia ... VICTORIA : Abbotsford; Albury, Ashburton, Bayswater, Belgrave, Boronia, Box Hill South, Camberwell, Cranbourne, Croydon, Croydon North, Dandenong, Doncaster, Doncaster East, Ferntree Gully, Frankston, Geelong, Glen Waverley, Hallam, Hampton Park, Hawthorn, Kallista, Lavington, Lilydale, Macarthur, Malvern, Melbourne, Menzies Creek, Mount Waverley, Murrumbeeba, Noble Park, Northcote, Oakleigh, Ocean Grove, Ormond, Port Melbourne, Rowville, Sale, Selby, Silvan, South Yarra, Tecoma, Templestowe, Thornbury, Upwey, Vermont, Wantirna, ... NEW SOUTH WALES : Canberra, Parramatta, Sydney, QUEENSLAND : Brisbane, Burpengary, Maroochydore, ...TASMANIA : Ferntree, Hobart, Launceston, ... SOUTH AUSTRALIA : Adelaide, .. ) ..... OVERSEAS : India, Morocco, Philippines, USA,

John Weeks