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Celebrating Chinese Festivals

Organises cultural events through a year in which Chinese culture is celebrated with performance, demonstrations and shows etc.

  • Chinese New Year Concert to be held in the 1st Chinese lunar month every year-Spring Festival, which normally falls in February.
  • Lantern Festival, the 15th day of 1st lunar month. Lantern parade and lion dance celebrating the first full moon.
  • Qing Ming, Tomb Sweeping Day, a time for people to go outside and enjoy the greenery of springtime (treading on the greenery) and tend to the graves of departed ones.
  • Duan wu Festival, 5th day of 5th lunar month, people eat dumplings wrapped in lotus leaves. Dragon boat race is also referred as one of a symbols of Chinese traditional sports.
  • The Mid-Autumn (Moon) Festival is the second important day in the Chinese calendar. Farmers celebrate the harvesting season on this date. Family members and friends will gather to admire the harvest moon, eat moon cakes. A full moon is a symbol of peace and prosperity for the whole.