Turning your calendar to September, you’ll find that there are some important Chinese festivals waiting for you – The Mid-Autumn Festival and the following National Day. In the southern hemisphere, there are many celebration events are in busy preparation, and one of them is The First Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day Celebration for Adelaide Overseas Students, which has been sponsored by OPPEIN Adelaide.
Event Time: 8th September, 2014
Address: Adelaide Town Hall, 128 King William St, Adelaide SA 5000
Mid-Autumn Festival is on the 15th day of the eighth Chinese Lunar month, also known as the Moon Lantern Festival and Moon-cake Festival. In Chinese tradition, family members would gather together, eat delicious moon-cakes, and gaze at the impeccable moon at its fullest in this day. An old saying goes: On festive occasions, more than ever one thinks of one’s dear ones far away. OPPEIN hopes everyone can truly feel the warmth of home in this special festival no matter where you are. The culture philosophy of OPPEIN is: Home, Family and Love, we want our stylish cabinets could help people create a place where you’ll love to call home, in the same way, OPPEIN also want to bring home warmth to those overseas students. In order to let them feel at home and fully deliver OPPEIN’s culture philosophy, an event sponsored by OPPEIN in Adelaide, The First Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day Celebration for Adelaide Overseas Students, would be hold on 8th September, at Adelaide Town Hall, 128 King William St, Adelaide SA 5000, and everybody are welcomed to celebrate the special festival together.
This event has got lots of support from local presses and different community groups, including Australian Chinese Daily, Adelaide Chinese iAge Weekly, Adelaide BBS, and three students unions from Adelaide local universities. In addition to the strong support team, there is a full range of activities in this celebration event, talent shows, China’s traditional instrument performance, singing, dancing and creative games. Sponsors also have prepared a dazzling array of prizes, so come out with your friends, enjoy delicious moon-cakes and win the big prize!