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Harvest Moon Festival 2019

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by Tony Dyer (subscribe)
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The moon over your home is always brightest and roundest

Brisbane North Chinese Association Inc. and the Multicultural Association of Caboolture and Surround Inc. are all set to host the Harvest Moon Festival 2019 at Pine Rivers Park, 125 Gympie Road Strathpine on Sunday, 22 September 2019 from 12.30pm until 5.30pm.

Admission is FREE and a great day of fun, learning and harmony are guaranteed.

Join in with the festivities and experience the cultural beauties of Asia in all of its many varieties. Harvest Moon Festival 2019 will be packed with excitement. Included on the day will be gourmet Asian foods, variety stalls, kids' rides, animal farm, fire bridge, sacrifice ceremony, court dance, cartoon figure, colourful lanterns, multicultural performances, international dressing show and lots more.

Also known as, Zongqiu Jie or the Mid-Autumn Festival, the Harvest Moon Festival is a time for family members to come together and celebrate the year just past and to spend time with loved ones. It is a time when everybody celebrates the abundance, harmony and luck symbolised by the appearance of the full moon.

Here is the perfect opportunity for you to experience this fabulous and fundamental celebration.

Culminating on the 15th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar the Harvest Moon Festival the celebrations are a time of dancing, music, food and colourful lanterns and, most especially, everyone enjoys eating traditional mooncakes. It is an extremely important festival in many countries throughout Asia including China, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand and Japan.

Multicultural Queensland supports the three fundamental and important cultural conventions associated with the Festival which are:
Gatherings of family and friends together for harvesting the crops on the day when, it is believed, the moon is at its brightest and roundest.
Thanksgiving for the harvest, family and harmonious unions.
Praying for conceptual and/or material satisfaction.

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To make sure you don't miss out on this fantastic multicultural opportunity meet up with all your family and friends at the Pine River Park, Strathpine and help celebrate unity and the achievements attained during the year by the hard working people from such diverse cultural backgrounds. Remember on the day it is believed the moon in your hometown is always the brightest and roundest and the way to not miss out is to enjoy it with all the other members of your community.

For more information on this exciting day check out the Facebook page here for the latest updates or email bncainc@outlook.com
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Why? We need to take the opportunity to experience the pleasures of other cultures
When: Sunday, 22 September 2019 from 12.30pm until 5.30pm
Where: Pine Rivers Park, 125 Gympie Road Strathpine
Cost: FREE
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