Mid-Autumn moon goes green in Hong Kong 20 September 2013
Yesterday marked the Mid-Autumn Festival, one of the most important Chinese holidays in the lunar calendar. Worshipping the moon in Autumn and praying to bring a good harvest has been a tradition for many centuries. In modern times, the festival is celebrated with families enjoying meals together, lighting lanterns and eating mooncakes, a traditional Chinese bakery product.
As part of the festival celebrations, a giant light structure resembling the moon stood in Victoria Park in Hong Kong last night. It was made from recycled water bottles and LED bulbs and achieved the effect of small Chinese lanterns that form a giant moon on Earth.
Happy Mid-Autumn Festival from Living Group Asia!