Victorian United Nations Day of Vesak

Commemorating the Lord Buddha's Birth,Enlightenment and Passing

Saturday May 4, 2019 in the City of Melbourne

2019 Lantern Guidelines

  • Safety is paramount

  • Lantern must be easily and safely carried in the procession

  • Does not involve open flames–battery operated tea lights/ candles are acceptable

  • Feel free to use colour–the more colourful the better

  • Allow the lanterns to reflect your cultural heritage

  • Engage your youth groups to participate in the making of lanterns

Please contact us if you have any questions. 
If additional requirements to display the lanterns are needed in the town hall, please contact us on