mooncake festival Chinese tang lung

lotus lantern

Mid-autumn festival, or Mooncake/Lantern festival, falls on Sept. 19th this year.

mooncake festival Chinese tang lung

a lantern made from recyclables

mooncake festival Chinese tang lung

rabbit

In conjunction with this auspicious day, AEON Kinta City Shopping Centre organised a mega lantern competition and parade. The parade was opened to children of all races from four years old, who were accompanied by their parents.

mooncake festival Chinese tang lung

phoenix and dragon lanterns

mooncake festival Chinese tang lung

ostrich

In this post, I am sharing photos of some of the entries in the lantern-making competition, most of which were made with recyclable material.

mooncake festival Chinese tang lung

minion

mooncake festival Chinese tang lung

poodle

Event: Mid-Autumn Festival Lantern Parade
Venue: AEON Kinta City Shopping Centre, Ipoh
Date: 14th Sept, 2013
Time: 6pm – 9pm

mooncake festival Chinese tang lung

entrants are divided into two age categories

mooncake festival Chinese tang lung

elaborate Chinese “tang lung” (lantern)

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