Friday, October 27, 2006

Sarawak Inter-Cultural Mooncake Festival: Time for lanterns, mooncakes

A group of childhood friends carrying a lantern each to celebrate the joyous occasion.T he Chinese and Malay communities of Padungan and Pantai Damai constituencies in Kuching have joined forces to hold the annual Sarawak Inter-Cultural Mooncake Festival for the fifth year.

The week-long festival took place from Sept 30 to Oct 6 along Carpenter Street and its vicinity saw an ornate “Harmony Arch” built for the event, symbolising the unity among Sarawak’s diverse communities.

The festival featured mooncakes and an array of food on the stalls along the length of Carpenter Street.

There were also stalls selling lanterns and handicraft.

Continue reading (incl. Photos) at: Time for lanterns, mooncakes

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