Immediately after Lunar New Year comes the Lantern Festival, a special occasion when people - especially sweethearts - celebrate and admire beautiful lanterns, enjoy lots of performances and play lantern riddles as well as eat rice dumplings. The Lantern Carnival in front of Hong Kung Temple features an opening ceremony, followed by a lion dance and a God of Fortune parade. Game booths are also available. Later in the evening there are more cultural performances, lantern riddles and refreshment in the form of delicious rice dumplings.
Venue: Largo do Pagode do Bazar
Admission: Free admission
Facebook: 澳門街坊會聯合總會 - UGAMM
Enquiries: (853) 2833 3614
Organiser: União Geral das Associações dos Moradores de Macau, Associação de Mútuo Auxílio dos Moradores da Marginal, Associação de Mútuo Auxílio dos Moradores de Lou Sek Tong (Camilo Pessanha)
Map : Largo do Pagode do Bazar
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