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Mid-Autumn Thematic Lantern Exhibition

In celebration of Hong Kong’s Mid-Autumn Festival, there are two exhibits taking place that have on display beautiful lanterns that capture the combination of rich culture and tradition with modern and international influences that is the centre of Hong Kong. Take a stroll down a glowing garden of European designed lanterns or be in awe of ethnic Asian lanterns. As part of Creative October, the exhibits began yesterday, 21 September and will be on display till 1 November.





1. Join Hands to be the Legend showcases lantern mascots Dony and Ami of the East Asian Games, as well as lanterns of unique ethnic costumes from the EAG participants. Held at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza in Tsim Sha Tsui, witness the glorious Asian culture in the form of one of Hong Kong’s most distinct festival features.


Join Hands to be the Legend

21 September – 1 November

Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza (Click for directions)

10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong


2. Glittering Garden under the Moon at West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade specifically features European style lantern gardens and glittery flower lanterns, making for an enchanting lantern garden to fascinate all visitors.


Glittering Garden under the Moon

21 September – 4 October

West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade (Click for directions)


*Admission is free for both exhibits


For inquiries:

Telephone (852) 2591 0322



For more visit www.lcsd.gov.hk/eo or www.youth.gov.hk





Related posts:

2009 Mid-Autumn Lantern Carnivals across Hong Kong

Creative October in Hong Kong

8 Traditional and Modern Festivals in Hong Kong this Fall


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