Culture week celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival opens online

BEIJING, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- An online culture week celebrating the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival opened on Monday.

Titled "Mid-Autumn Festival: A Moonmoment to Remember," the event aims to introduce the cultural significance, history, culture and art of this traditional Chinese festival from multiple angles.

Revolving around five themes including Mid-Autumn Festival culture and traveling during the Mid-Autumn Festival, the event uses digital technologies to provide audiences with virtual exhibitions, interactive experiences and online performances, thus introducing the historical and cultural value of the Mid-Autumn Festival as a national intangible cultural heritage and revealing its cultural connotations of "health, harmony and reunion."

Scheduled from Sept. 28 to Oct. 5, the culture week will present audiences livestreaming concerts, an online Mid-Autumn Festival gourmet workshop and an online lecture revealing fun facts about the festival.

Organized under the guidance of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the event is being held online for the first time this year.

[ Editor: WPY ]