From August 31st to September 30th, visitors to Singapore are in for some beautiful evenings as the streets of Chinatown light up for the Mid-Autumn Festival.
The festival is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month among Chinese communities worldwide.
It is a time of gathering and reunion for families and friends, many of whom come together to enjoy mooncakes, Chinese tea and appreciate the moon at it fullest.
In Singapore, friends of all races join in the celebrations, making it truly multicultural in a way that only Singapore can be.
Enjoy the amazing display of themed lanterns and shimmering festive lights that adorn the streets of Chinatown and celebrate with locals in the traditional way.
The Mid-Autumn Festival dates back over 3,000 years to China”s Zhou Dynasty.
In Malaysia and Singapore, it is also sometimes referred to as the Lantern Festival or Mooncake Festival.
Singapore – Enjoy the wonderful shops or explore Singapore”s colonial history, whatever you do end the day with a Singapore sling at Raffles.