Please note that we have extended the deadline for the Mid-Autumn Festival competition to midnight on September 8th. The extension will allow prospective participants to submit their entries. Please visit the website to learn more and submit their entries:- www.themoonfestival.ca This year's Mid-Autumn Festival falls on a weekend. Families can come together to celebrate, but those with family back home can feel lonely and miss home even more. The pandemic prevented many people from traveling for almost 3 years. People cannot go home and miss their families for long periods of time. The Mid-Autumn Festival Committee has organized an in-person celebration for them, which will be held in the Kings Square car park. We also organized a Mid-Autumn Festival competition to encourage the Chinese community to express their emotions during the Mid-Autumn Festival. The competition is organized to encourage people to share their experiences.
August 25, 2022 "Family Reunion to Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival" Essay Contest with Prizes Launched Send love for thousands of miles under the moon and share unforgettable moments in your heart The sea rises and the moon rises, and the end of the world shares this moment. The 15th day of the eighth lunar month, the Mid-Autumn Festival, as one of the traditional festivals in the Chinese community, is not only a family reunion The days of circle are also the moment for the majority of Chinese ethnic groups to express their nostalgia and miss their hometown. After more than two years of the epidemic, the annual "Family Reunion to Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival" will return to the form of on-site celebration this year, holding a series of wonderful live events.
This year, the organizer specially launched the "My Most Unforgettable Mid-Autumn Festival" prize-winning essay competition, and sincerely invites all Chinese and other community friends to show their talents, use pen, ink and creativity to relieve nostalgia, express your feelings directly, and at the same time contribute to the inheritance of traditional culture, enhance the cultural awareness of the community, and promote
Community ethnic harmony. Wei Qiupeifang, community promotion representative of the preparatory committee for "Family Reunion to Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival", said that she hopes to reduce the number of people in the community through this reunion celebration. Solitude, let the community spend the good time of the full moon together. She said: "Many families have been unable to stay with their families during the epidemic for more than two years.
Even today, many relatives are separated from each other. I hope to do my best to unite the community so that they don't feel alone during the Mid-Autumn Festival
one. "On the evening of the event, all community friends are welcome to participate actively, by guessing lantern riddles, tasting moon cakes, listening to allusions and enjoying the colorful singing and dancing performances, feel the atmosphere of traditional festivals and enjoy a happy time. Meet with you, see you there!
Details of the "My Most Unforgettable Mid-Autumn Festival" Essay Contest:
1) Feelings of homesickness
3) The joy of family reunion to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival
Submission form: 1) Manuscripts can be articles, short videos, pictures or photos, sharing your feelings about Mid-Autumn Festival 2) Please submit your work to www.themoonfestival.ca 3) The deadline for submission of works is September 5 4) Each participant will receive a prize, and we will select the three best entries. The winners of the championship, first runner-up and second runner-up will respectively receive Great prizes.
The final list of winners will be announced at the event on the night of the Mid-Autumn Festival on September 10. "Family Reunion to Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival" Celebration cum Essay Contest Award Presentation Ceremony Date: September 10, 2022 (Saturday) Time: 7pm Venue: King Square Shopping Center (Wangfujing Shopping Center) Address: 9390 Woodbine Avenue, Markham, ON L6C 0M5、