Mid-Autumn Festival @ The Gardens 2014

I love Mid-Autumn Festival! I mean, what’s not to love? Who doesn’t like mooncakes and lanterns? I’m so glad that Mid-Autumn Festival falls during the September school holidays this year. I visited Mid-Autumn Festival @ The Gardens with the husband, all 3 kids and my 2 aunts earlier today and we had a fun time eating and looking at the lanterns. I liked that even though there were a lot of people there, it wasn’t unpleasantly crowded and felt very festive indeed.

There are nightly performances by artistes from Chongqing Song & Dance Troupe and Guangdong Arts Troupe at Supertree Grove. I treated myself to some smelly tofu and fried Oreos at the Asian Food Street (at Palm Court near the Planet Baby sculpture). There’s also Korean street food, okonomiyaki, burgers and more!

performances at Super Tree Grove

performances at Super Tree Grove

lots of yummy food

lots of yummy food

I was immensely impressed by the majestic water lantern displays featuring the Ancient Chinese Palace, The Eight Immortals Crossing the Sea and the Treasure Voyages of Cheng Ho. The kids liked the lanterns featuring landmarks of different countries. There are also interesting thematic lantern set pieces of Racial Harmony in Singapore, SEA Games 2015, and of course, the Chinese Zodiac. I also took many photos of the lanterns depicting Chinese culture and traditions in Taiwan.

Chang E flying to the moon with her rabbit

Chang E flying to the moon with her rabbit

the entire piece

the entire piece

India!

India!

Japan

Japan

one of my favourite pieces: London!

one of my favourite pieces: London!

beautiful floating lantern

beautiful floating lantern

the 8 immortals

the 8 immortals

lanterns featuring Chinese culture

lanterns featuring Chinese culture

reminds me of Cavalia

reminds me of Cavalia

posing with my zodiac

posing with my zodiac

Important Information

Dates: 4 – 14 Sep 2014
Hours: Mon – Fri 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM; Sat – Sun 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Venues: Golden Garden, Silver Garden, Dragonfly Lake, Scented Walk, Baby Planet surrounding, Supertree Grove, Supertree Grove Colonnade
Free Admission; Entrance fees to the Cooled Conservatories apply.

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