Date: 10 September 2016
Time: 7.30PM to 11PM
Venue: Kampung Selamat Seberang Perai Utara
Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as Lantern or Mooncake Festival is one of the major celebrations in the Chinese community especially in Penang. The full moon symbolizes reunion (圆- yuan), it is also known as the Festival of Reunion. All family members get together on this special day to admire the full moon while savouring Mooncakes, Chinese Tea and parading around with colourful Chinese lanterns.
On 10 September, an annual carnival celebrating the Lantern Festival calledPerarakan Pesta Tanglung dan Malam Kebudayaan will be held at Kampung Selamat Seberang Perai Utara. This carnival is organised by Tiong Hua Sports and Cultural Association of Kepala Batas. There will be lion dance performance, chingay demonstration, singing competition, lantern parade as well as cultural performances.
The main objective of this event is to promote Malaysian Chinese cultural activities and to enhance racial harmony through the celebration. All are welcome to join in the fun. For more information and enquries, kindly contact the organizer at 016-4211196.