Friday, September 6, 2013

2013 Melbourne Chinese Moon Festival


Saturday, 21 September 2013
10am – 5pm
Market St. and Main St., Box Hill

Organised by the Melbourne Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce, the Melbourne Chinese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival, now in its 23rd year, is an annual multicultural celebration for all ages and is one of the most highly anticipated events in Melbourne

The Festival showcases Asian culture, traditions and cuisines, as well as encouraging communities from all across Melbourne to join us in celebrating the Chinese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival, traditionally a time for family and friends to gather and admire the mid-autumn harvest moon. It is also promotes community harmony, strengthening the understanding of Asian - Australian culture.

With over 60 marquees, the event will include various international cuisines, arts and crafts, lantern decorating, as well as a full entertainment program – including the Opening Ceremony, lion dancing, live performances, games, competitions and SBS broadcasting van.   

The event is proudly supported by the Whitehorse City Council, Office of Multicultural Affairs & Citizenship, the Victorian Multicultural Commission, Bank of Melbourne, Doncaster BMW, Holden, Lycamobile and Centro Box Hill.

For any event-related information or queries, please contact: moonfestival@mtcc.com.au or (03) 9898 3918.

TRANSPORT / ACCESS:  We encourage patrons to utilise public transport on the day as trains, buses and trams are available near the event precinct.  Please use this Journey Planner to plan your trip.

PARKING: Off-street parking and car parks are also readily available around the event site. Fees/meters may apply.


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