Thursday, October 05, 2006

MID-AUTUMN MOON FESTIVAL


Mooncakes, Movies, and Masks
Tomorrow is the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival. Celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, this is the day when the moon appears to be the fullest to the eye, and mooncakes are given as gifts and eaten on this day.

Chinatown New York City is celebrating with FREE events and films open to the public. All events are being held at Columbus Park, Chinatown.
  • Moonshadows and Masks - Thursday, October 5th @ 6:30 pm - Chinese Theater Works performs "Puppetry & Chinese Shadow Theater" ~ ~ ~ 7:15 pm - Music Palace (2005, 9 min.), King of Masks (1996, 91 min., NR, Mandarin with English subtitles)
  • Femmes Fatales - Thursday, October 12th @ 6:00 pm - Rock out with Asian-retro-pop-inspired Galjn a Go-Go ~ ~ ~ 7:00 pm - Charlie's Angels (2000, 95 min., PG, English)

1 Comments:

Blogger eva said...

In Hong Kong, workers are let out early today so that they can make their way home to celebrate the Mid-Autumn festival with their families. All sorts of goodies await including Mooncakes of course!!

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