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Chinese Moon Festival

Chinese Moon Festival logoThe Moon Festival is a popular harvest festival celebrated by Chinese people.

The “Moon Festival,” also known as the “Mid-Autumn Festival,” is held on the 15th day of
the eighth month in the Chinese calendar in association with the full moon.
The festival consists of three fundamental meanings: gathering of family and friends, thanksgiving for the harvest, and praying for good future.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

11a.m. - 3 p.m.

Student Union Auditorium

Free! Fun! Food! Live Music!

The UT Community is invited to join in a variety of activities celebrating Chinese culture:

  • Make a Chinese bracelet and design a paper lantern
  • Practice Chinese calligraphy
  • Create wish cards for friends and family
  • Take a photo under the full moon at the photo booth
  • Learn to speak Chinese
    Chinese Moon Festival
  • Hear about the history and traditions of the Moon Festival
  • Visit an Asian Market featuring Chinese souvenirs
  • Play games and win prizes!

There will be free Chinese moon cakes to sample.

Hosted by the Confucius Institute at The University of Toledo.

Confucius Institute at The University of Toledo is committed to serving the region of Northwest Ohio by providing education in Chinese language and culture, the development of and enhancing China-related scholarly research/discovery, academic programs, and educational/training programs that support business outreach/engagement, and offering opportunities for cultural exchanges between China and the United States of America.


Last Updated: 3/23/15