Chinese Festivals and Food – Mid-Autumn Festival
With Professor Chef Leo Chan
The Mid-Autumn Festival is a signature celebration that showcases the culinary and cultural traditions of the Chinese community. Celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, it is sometimes called the Moon Festival. This happy festival coincides with the harvest thanksgiving season in China. Join Professor Chef Leo Chan and share food memories about the origin, folklore and history of this celebration. Find out how to enjoy the Mooncakes and seasonal fruits. Experience the other activities, such as the joy and fun of Chinese poetry, songs, and seeing the beautiful lanterns.
FREE ADMISSION: Please register at https://www.crowdcast.io/e/tplmoonfestival/register
This event is part of the Asian Heritage Virtual Sessions at Toronto Public Library and is presented by the Canadian Foundation for Asian Culture (Central Ontario) Inc. in partnership with the Toronto Public Library and with the support of many organizations, include the York Centre for Asian Research. The series is partially funded by the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage.