2020 Mid-Autumn Festival

2020 Mid-Autumn Festival
2020 Mid-Autumn Festival

The George Washington University is pleased to present our first Mid-Autumn Festival Virtual Celebration in special partnership with DC Fuyao Hanfu Association. Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of education and entertainment, from introducing how various Asian cultures celebrate the Festival, showing traditional Festival music and dance performances, to ending with our very own mooncake cooking tutorial. 

This free virtual event will be held in English and is open to the public. 

Please RSVP at your earliest convenience, since registration is limited and spots are not guaranteed otherwise. 

We kindly ask attendees to please mute their audio upon meeting entry for the best Zoom quality. Thank you for your cooperation.

Program Lineup:

Opening Remarks by Dr. Ben Hopkins, Director of Sigur Center for Asian Studies & Associate Professor of History & International Affairs (GW)

Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration in Asia - Educational Presentation

Closing Remarks by Dr. Steven Balla, Research Director of GW Confucius Institute & Associate Professor of Political Science (GW)

Mid-Autumn Festival Traditional Art Performances with Lucy Qin (Hanfu)

Mooncake Cooking Tutorial