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Travelling Exhibition - Origins of Mid-Autumn Festival

Travelling Exhibition - Origins of Mid-Autumn Festival

Falling on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month when the moon is at its brightest and roundest, Mid-Autumn Festival (colloquially known as Mooncake Festival) is one of the most important festivals for the Chinese community around the world.


Popularised during the Song dynasty, Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations have evolved with time to include modern adaptions of traditional practices.

Rediscover the origins, legends, and customs of this ancient festival at Mid-Autumn Festival exhibition! 

Exhibition will be available at Library@Chinatown from 1 - 30 September 2018.


Image Credit: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall 





Telephone number

+65 6256 7377



12 Tai Gin Road, Singapore 327874

How to get there?

By Bus

Bus service nos. 21, 130, 131, 139, 139M, 145, 186 (to alight at Zhongshan Mall) 
Bus service nos. 139, 139M: Opp EASB (to alight at East Asia Institute of Management) 

By Train

Toa Payoh Station (NS19) 
Take bus service nos. 139, 145 from Toa Payoh Bus Interchange (to alight at Zhongshan Park) 

Novena Station (NS20)
Take bus service nos. 21, 131 from Novena Church (to alight at Zhongshan Park)

Alternatively, the Memorial Hall is a 20 minute walk from Toa Payoh Station (NS19) or Novena Station (NS20) 


By Car

Pan-Island Expressway (PIE), from Changi Aiport towards Tuas
Take Exit 17 (Balestier Road/Thomson Road/Upper Thomson Road) onto Jalan Datoh. Turn left at Balestier Road, then turn left at Ah Hood Road. 

Pan-Island Expressway (PIE), from Tuas towards Changi Airport
Take Exit 17D (Thomson Road/Toa Payoh) onto Jalan Toa Payoh. Turn right to stay on Thomson Road. Turn left to Balestier Road, then turn left at Ah Hood Road.


The Memorial Hall does not offer parking spaces. Visitors may park at Zhongshan Mall, HomeTeamNS-JOM Clubhouse, or Ah Hood Gardens housing estate.