The Mid-Autumn Festival this year falls on 8 September, 2014 (Monday).
The Hong Kong Mid-Autumn Festival features a broad array of celebrations, including huge thematic lantern displays and carnivals, as well as various cultural shows and performances. Coinciding with the Festival is the unique Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance – a spectacular ritual that highlights a magnificent fire dragon and is considered one of the most extraordinary events during this Festival.
Moonrise, transit and moonset during the Mid-Autumn Festival period
7 September (Sunday)
Transit (Elevation 58 degrees): 10:58pm
Moonset: 4:57am (next morning)
8 September (Monday) (Mid-Autumn Festival)
Transit (Elevation 63 degrees): 11:55pm
Moonset: 6:02am (next morning)
9 September (Tuesday) (The day following the Mid-Autumn Festival)
Full Moon (The moon is below the horizon of Hong Kong at this moment): 9:38am
Transit (Elevation 68 degrees) 0:50am (next morning)
Moonset: 7:06am (next morning)
Although the full moon occurs in the morning of the day following the Mid-Autumn Festival, the moon will still be rather bright after the moonrise at night. If the weather permits, a bright and clear moon can be observed from open space in all districts during the period.
Mainly cloudy with a few showers. Hot with sunny periods tomorrow. Temperatures will range between 28 and 32 degrees. Moderate south to southeasterly winds.
9 September, 2014 : The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
Mid-Autumn Festival Event
- Mid-Autumn Lantern Carnivals
- Tsim Sha Tsui Mid-Autumn Thematic Lantern Display – The World in Colours
- Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance 2014
- Pok Fu Lam Village Fire Dragon Dance 2014
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