Hong Kong and whole China is preparing for Mid-Autumn Festival 2017. Lee Tung Avenue Mid-Autumn Festival is an annual festivity in Hong Kong since 2015. Every Mid-Autumn Festival, this former famous Wedding Card Street will decorated with lights and lanterns, transforming the walkway to a light feast.

Besides, this year’s Lee Tung Avenue Mid-Autumn Festival has some extra traditional and unique activities, including British artist Luke Jerram and his “Museum of the Moon” Exhibition.

So, in case you are in town during Mid-Autumn Festival, there are plenty of special events, activities, lantern carnivals and traditional markets you can choose from. If you are interested in Hong Kong traditional lantern display, China’s Intangible Cultural Heritage – Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance and Mid-Autumn Festival Lantern Carnival, do check out more details of all the 2017 Hong Kong Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations.

Lee Tung Avenue Mid-Autumn Festival

Lee Tung Avenue

Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon Exhibition

This year Lee Tung Avenue invited the British artist Luke Jerram and his “Museum of the Moon” Exhibition for the Mid-Autumn Festival 2017. This is the Museum of the Moon’s first exhibition in Asia.

The art installation has already toured in many countries in Europe (Netherlands, U.K., Italy, France, Ireland and Belgium). The 7-meter diameter moon art installation is a fusion of imagery and sound. This unique exhibition will bring the unreachable moon in close proximity. Since the moon is an important part of the Mid-Autumn festival, there is no double that this giant moon will win the heart of locals and becomes one of hottest photo and instagram spots during this Mid-Autumn Festival.

Museum of the Moon Exhibition - Lee Tung Avenue

Museum of the Moon Exhibition – Lee Tung Avenue

Museum of the Moon Exhibition - Lee Tung Avenue

Museum of the Moon Exhibition – Lee Tung Avenue

Museum of the Moon Exhibition - Lee Tung Avenue

Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon Exhibition

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Museum of the Moon Exhibition

schedule  September 28 – October 31, 2017
clock  7:00am – 12:00midnight
map  Central Piazza (Lee Tung Avenue)
Price  Free Admission

Lee Tung Avenue Mid-Autumn Festival LED Fire Dragon Fiesta 2017

In case you plan to visit Lee Tung Avenue, you can experience a very special Mid-Autumn celebration – the unique LED Fire Dragon Dance. The Lee Tung Avenue showcases its own version of the traditional Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance show with their LED Fire Dragon Fiesta.

You can experience a 70-feet LED-lighted fire dragon – smoke-free and without worrying about the potential hazard of burning joss sticks. The modern version of the traditional fire dragon highlights Hong Kong’s tradition with modern technology. Like many parts and places of Hong Kong, it is juxtaposition of old and new.

So, where does the modern version of the fire dragon takes place? The LED-lighted fire dragon will perform throughout the Lee Tung Avenue. You can see the dragon dance from both entrances (Queen’s Road East and Johnston Road). Therefore, you don’t need to worry to miss some of the spectacular action. So, in case you are interested to watch the modern version of the LED Fire Dragon make sure to arrive ahead of the schedule performance time.

Mid-Autumn Festival LED Dragon Dance in Lee Tung Avenue

Mid-Autumn Festival LED Fire Dragon Dance in Lee Tung Avenue

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LED Fire Dragon Fiesta 2017

schedule  October 4 & 5, 2017
clock  8:30pm – 9:30pm
map  Along Lee Tung Avenue
Price  Free Admission

Traditional Mid-Autumn Market

Apart from the LED fire dragon dance performances, you can enjoy a traditional Mid-Autumn market. The market takes place on October 4 and 5. You can stroll along the former Wedding Card Street and enjoy some lantern crafting workshop and candy art demonstration. Furthermore, there are flour kneading, lucky knot and paper cutting demonstrations. It is an ideal place for a family gathering where you can have a rest and enjoy some coffee at the alfresco cafés or many restaurants along the shopping street.

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Traditional Mid-Autumn Market

schedule  October 4 & 5, 2017
clock  6:00pm – 8:00pm (October 4) / 4:00pm – 7:00pm (October 5)
map  Queen’s Road East Entrance
Price  Free Admission

Lee Tung Avenue Mid-Autumn Festival Concert

Maybe you are more interest in a Mid-Autumn Concert. Then make sure to visit Lee Tung Avenue on October 5, 2017. You can enjoy performances from the Yat Po Singers as well as the Samson Chinese Band. The Yat Po Singers are Hong Kong’s first professional a cappella choral theatre company. There styles range from pop, country, jazz to Canto-pop. Hence, you can expect some unique a cappella concert performances.

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Lee Tung Avenue Mid-Autumn Festival Concert

schedule  October 5, 2017
clock  3:00pm – 7:15pm
map  Central Piazza (Lee Tung Avenue)
Price  Free Admission

By |Sep 25th, 2017|

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