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Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations in Sydney to go digital this year

Xinhua | Updated: 2020-09-04 16:48
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China's Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival, falls on Oct 1 this year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, China Cultural Centre in Sydney is going to launch online celebrations to share the joy of the festival.

One of the highlights, "Full Moon Melodies-Chinese Chamber Music 2020 Live Stream Show" will kick off on Sept. 19, China Cultural Centre in Sydney said in a recent newsletter.

Beautiful Chinese folk songs such as "Roseate Clouds Chasing the Moon," "The Butterfly Lovers" and "The Flowers and The Youth" will be performed by Guyun Guzheng Art Academy and Australian musicians with both Chinese and western music instruments.

The cross-cultural live concert will be streamed on Facebook, Youtube, and TongChengAU at the same time.

Another online event, "Mid-Autumn Festival: A Moon Moment to Remember" will be launched on the official website of China Cultural Centre in Sydney and various social media platforms from Sept 28 to Oct 5.

The week-long event will include global virtual choruses, digital concerts, as well as virtual micro-courses of Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival traditions.

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