Chinese Moon Festival Happening in Fortitude Valley

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Chinatown Mall in Fortitude Valley will be lit with Asian-inspired festivities as it celebrates Chinese Moon Festival on Saturday 7 October 2017.

Chinese Moon Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar. It is a full moon festival widely celebrated in by Chinese and Vietnamese people. It is also celebrated across the world, with mooncakes hailed as the main delicacy during the festival.

The festival at Chinatown Mall is a free event that promises to entertain people of all ages. Kids and older folks are sure to enjoy the entertainment in store including lion dances and colourful lantern parades.

Event Details

What: Chinese Moon Festival
When: Saturday 7 October 2017

4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Where: Chinatown Mall, Duncan Street,
Fortitude Valley

What to Expect

The festival will not be complete without a lion dance. The festivities will start with a vibrant lion performing acrobatic tricks on high poles.

Adding to the colour will be a unique lantern dance that will be featured during the festivities. At night, a dragon dance will be performed in the traditional palace costume and a dragon prop.

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The festival will be filled with music, dancing and lively entertainment featuring traditional Chinese, cultural and modern Chinese dances. There will also be a traditional Chinese tea ceremony performed through dance.

Find out more about the Chinese Moon Festival in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane.