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Leisure and Cultural Services Department


September 2018

Mid-Autumn Festival

21 September - 25 September
what's on: The Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival is on 4 October in Victoria Park

This major festival has been celebrated since the Tang Dynasty and honours the full moon, a symbol of unity for the Chinese. In Hong Kong, traditional round pastries known as mooncakes are still given, alongside modern versions. A must-see event is the enormous fire dragon dance in Tai Hang, where a Chinese dragon constructed with 70,000 glowing incense sticks winds through the streets down to Tin Hau. Another is the lantern display erected at Victoria Park. This year's Fire Dragon…

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