Company and Brand: Zigong Lantern Group
Industry: Chinese Lantern festival or Lantern Festival or Holiday Lights
Headquarters: Orlando, Florida, United States, Zigong Sichuan Province China, and PA USA
Key people: Justin Corsa (CEO)
Zigong Lantern Group
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Zigong Lantern Group is a lantern arts manufacturing company based in Orlando, Florida, United States. It is operated by China Lantern International. Justin Corsa is the incumbent chief executive officer of the company.
The company has created lantern displays for lantern festivals internationally, including France, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
It is a member of IAAPA, Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA), Zoological Association of America (ZAA), and Florida Attractions Association (FAA).
Zigong Lantern Group profile on Dun & Bradstreet can be found inside their D&B website, located here:
It was formed after the merger of companies located in Zigong, Shanghai, Chengdu, Chongqing, and the United States.
The company has two subsidiaries: one named China Lantern International which is based in Florida, and another named Zigong Shijieyijia Culture Communication which owns a factory located in China.
In 2019, the company organized Chinese Festival of Lights on 60 acres of land at Nashville Zoo. They also formed a three-year partnership with Magnolia for the festival, Lights of Magnolia.
In 2020, one million lantern lights were used in Luminosa Festival which was held on 13 acres of area. The lanterns used were made with hand-made silk and steel material.
In 2021, the Festival of Illumination: World of Lights! was organized at Southwick’s Zoo. Later, in November, Festival of Lanterns at Cowabunga Bay, Las Vegas, was opened. In the same year, they also produced Winter Illuminations at Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster, the United Kingdom. Additionally, they went under contract with the French government of Ville de Beziers, in France to decorate their main plaza.
The company has trademarked their name in Europe and the United Kingdom.