Mid-Autumn Festival 2012

Dragon

Greetings for the Mid Autumn Festival

花燈花車 Lantern Float

Drum

Moon Cake!

The Mid-Autumn Festival (also known as the Lunar Festival, Moon Festival, and Lantern Festival) was celebrated yesterday, Sept. 30, around the world. Here are a few photos from Shanghai, Singapore, Hong Kong, and NYC, where you’ll find Chinese traditions of lantern displays, dragon dances, and the munching of mooncakes.

Explore more photos of this harvest celebration based on the lunisolar calendar.

Photos from BrianCSmith, saanjaybhatia, wilwilwilsonsonson, jwannie, and albertlaw.

Posted by Arnold Chao
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