Tuesday, September 21, 2010

My World Tuesday - Mid Autumn Festival - Lanterns by Singapore River

It is time of the year for the mid autumn festival. Mid Autumn Festival also known as Moon Festival is celebrated by many chinese all over the world. The Mid-Autumn Festival is held on the 15th day of the eighth month in the Chinese calendar.

There are many versions about the Legend of the Moon Festival. You can read my past postings on Moon Festival in here.

There are many celebrations of mid autumn all over in Singapore. I was at Singapore River where there's many lanterns along the Singapore River for the occasion.
Some of the lanterns are in the Chinese Zodiac Sign. The above is that of the Rat

Ox

Tiger

Rabbit

Dragon

Snake

Horse

Goat

Monkey

Rooster

Dog
Boar

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11 comments:

alicesg said...

Am using son's laptop...lol. Something wrong with the wireless signal of my computer, sending it to the shop for repair. So might take a while for me to go round blog visiting.

Photo Cache said...

It seems you have festivals running every week. This one's very colorful. I would love to go there too and photograph the floats.

ewok

alicesg said...

PC, you are right. There's so much happening in Singapore but I too busy and lazy to catch up with them all...lol. If you looked at the younger Singapore bloggers they can show you a better exciting Singapore. I will tried to take as many photos of the exciting events as possible.

Sylvia K said...

So many wonderful and colorful festivals! How fun! Love all your photos! Thanks for taking us along! Hope you have a great week with lots more fun!

Sylvia

J Bar said...

Terrific looking lanterns.

Indrani said...

Lovely captures, definitely a delight for adults and children.

Ann said...

here our moon cakes comes from Hong Kong, Vietnam and locally made. I bought a pack of NG YEARN, but they put a salted egg in it. I don't know why.

thomas said...

These laterns by the riverside is something new to me and it must be real nice at night.

Lara Neusiedler said...

I guess autumn is a perfect time for festivals of all kinds :)

dong ho said...

it looks funny. very artistic. i like the dragon followed by the dog.

Rajesh said...

Beautiful designs with zodiac signs. Very lovely work of art.