In the fragrant and refreshing autumn breeze, we are celebrating again the Mid-Autumn Festival (Moon Festival) with our families and friends!

The Mid-Autumn Festival is an important traditional Chinese festival bearing people’s wishes for a happy family and harmonious life. As this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival falls on September 21, China Cultural Center in Stockholm will hold “Mid-Autumn Festival: A Moonmoment to Remember” Online Celebration from September 17 to 25 to present a series of online activities to our dear friends and local Chinese in Sweden together with People’s Daily Online Nordic AB and other Chinese and Swedish cultural organizations and individuals.

As the Mid-Autumn Festival is approaching, Mr. Gui Congyou, Chinese Ambassador to Sweden, hereby extends his sincere greetings and best wishes to all the friends and local Chinese in Sweden!

Remarks by Ambassador Gui Congyou

This edition of Mid-Autumn Festival Online Celebration is centered on the traditions, cuisines, music, poems and paintings of the Mid-Autumn Festival. A series of online concerts, virtual exhibitions, mini movies, animation, online workshops will be presented for you to join in the celebration by appreciating and enjoying Mid-Autumn-Festival-Themed music, dancing, opera, poem, painting, design, and cuisine.

 Mid-Autumn Festival – A Moonmoment to Remember Promo Video

More projects will be on display during the event, including:

A Panda Home Tour in Sichuan

Xinjiang is a Nice Place: A VR Tour

Charm of Mid-Autumn Festival – Children’s Animated Short Video Shows

Art Appreciation Microclass – Mid-Autumn Festival in Traditional Chinese Paintings

Flavor of Mid-Autumn Festival – Chinese Culinary Culture Video Series

Zhejiang Cuisine Workshop – Traditional Mid-Autumn Festival Delicacies

Tea-whisking Culture of the Song Dynasty

Music Zhejiang

Virtual Exhibition: Traditional Architecture in Zhejiang

a special virtual exhibition featuring contemporary art on traditional Chinese myths and legends: The New Classic of Mountains and Seas; and a variety of performances presented by local Chinese and Swedish friends:

Peking Opera Mini Movie: The Last Mooncake / Timothy Pilotti, He Songyuan, Tomio Araki, Cai Yujing

Kunqu Opera: The Story of Jade Hairpin (excerpt) / Xiao Xiangping

Wuxi Opera: The Peony Pavilion  (excerpt) / Zhu Yingying

Guqin: Jade in the Wind / Deng Hong

Autumn Wind / Chen Keyi, Ma Xuehong, Li Peng, Zhang Zhiyin, Zhang Jingli, Yue Shiwen, Chen Tian, Gao Lu

Guitar Solo: Moonlight over the Lotus Pond / Wendy Zhu

Poem Recitation: Drinking Alone under the Moon / Mattias Lind, Elliot Frennstedt

Piano Solo: May We Be Blessed with Longevity / Wang Xiaoyi

Instrumental Ensemble: May We Be Blessed with Longevity – A New Version / Mulan Theater: Xia Yiling, Tang Yuqing, Xiao Zeyi, Liu Meihan

Concert Excerpt / Lilla Akadamien

In spite of the pandemic, we sincerely hope that we can spend a unique, joyful and unforgettable Mid-Autumn Festival together!

Wish you a Happy Mid-Autumn Festival!

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