Time to lit up the lantern…

Time for another celebration!, now our Chinese fellow will gather to eat moon cakes while the children will be playing with their colorful lantern. It’s mid autumn, the time for lantern festivals.

This year Tourism Malaysia will organize a 2.5km lantern procession at historic Kuala Lumpur Chinatown. This lantern procession is in conjunction with the 1Malaysia Lantern Tourism Festival 2011. So if you want to witness the event, it will be held on this Saturday 10/9 at 8pm.

Lantern procession expected to draw thousands
By LEE YEN MUN
yenmun@thestar.com.my

KUALA LUMPUR: A 2.5km lantern procession in historic Chinatown this Saturday is expected to draw thousands of people.

The parade, which will kick off at 8pm, is scheduled to be led by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen.

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Read also about volunteers in Melaka organizing Tzu Chi Melaka’s Mooncake Charity Sale. The volunteer not only sale but also made the mooncake.

Actually there are halal mooncake for muslim to enjoy. Here are 12 Moon Cake Makers Issued With Jakim’s Halal Certificate. I want one too!

Check out Mahkota Parade activities for this mid autumn festival. They got variety of moon cakes from establishes manufacturer like Tai Thong, classical lantern and procelain. On 10 to 11 September Mahkota Parade will also organized mid autumn dance and musical performance at 3pm and 5pm respectively…


Thanking the Moon: Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon FestivalChildren's Holidays & Festivals Books)

— asmaliana

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