The annual Asian multicultural event, Illuminasia, returned to the Calgary Zoo this year, illuminating the grounds with cultural décor, lights and brand new additions to the live show lineup.

This year, the main stage featured acrobatics and martial arts all while illustrating the story of The Journey of the Monkey Princess. Filled with action, humor and excitement the story takes audiences on an unforgettable adventure.

The Calgary Zoo is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of the world’s ecosystem and biodiversity. All funds from Illuminasia go towards the zoo’s conservation programs and research.

Don’t miss the Calgary Zoo’s annual ZOOLIGHTS starting Nov. 25.

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