New Silk Road exhibition to mark Chinese Mid-autumn festival from Sept 24

ISLAMABAD: More than three-week long New Silk Road exhibition would start here at China Cultural Center from September 24.

The exhibition was being arranged as a part of celebrations of 2017 Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, “Ode to the Moon” organized by Cultural Center of Dalian Jinpu New Area with support of Cultural office of the Chinese Embassy in Pakistan.

The exhibition would be hosted by Cultural Department of Liaoning Province in collaboration with China Cultural Center. The exhibition would promote traditional Chinese costumes.

The Mid-Autumn festival has been celebrated in Chinese culture for thousand of years to express gratitude towards the land, nature, and the balance of Yin and Yang. It’s held when the moon is at its biggest and brightest.

Formerly known as the ‘Reunion Festival’, it’s when people come together to celebrate their family, friends, the earth and nature.