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The Canberra Moon Festival makes its much-anticipated return in the year 2018, promising family fun and entertainment in celebration of one of Asia’s most important traditional festivals. It will be held from 21-23 September at the Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC), with up to 60,000 visitors expected over the three days.
 
Now in its second year, the Canberra Moon Festival is a multicultural extravaganza that coincides with the Mid-Autumn Festival on the lunar calendar. It is traditionally observed across Asia by friends and family members gathering to celebrate the harvest and give thanks. 

Eastar Media Event & Marketing (Eastar) established the Canberra Moon Festival to celebrate the city’s proud tradition of inclusivity and promote the event’s concept of “One Community, One World, One Big Family”.

This year’s festival boasts a huge program with highlights including:
 
 
There will also be fun with an educational focus. New this year are bilingual storytelling sessions featuring picture books in English and a dozen Asian languages. The stories will be read by language students from the Australian National University and Libraries ACT staff.

As a not-for-
profit 
organisation, Eastar supports local charities and international organisations actively working towards creating a sustainable future in our region. To know more click HERE.

So, start planning your visit.



*Prohibitions: 
No pets
No explosive items
No sharp items or weapons
No outside food or drink (baby food excepted)
No unauthorised external promotion behavior and anti social behavior