Snug Harbor to Host Annual Celebration of Asian Culture

By Nicholas Rizzi on September 13, 2013 1:57pm 

 Snug Harbor Cultural Center will host their 14th annual Autumn Moon Festival celebration of Asian culture on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013.
Snug Harbor Cultural Center will host their 14th annual Autumn Moon Festival celebration of Asian culture on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013.
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LIVINGSTON — Snug Harbor Cultural Center will host its annual celebration of Asian culture on Sunday.

The 14th annual Autumn Moon Festival will include music, traditional Asian cuisine, martial arts and Tai Chi demonstrations and calligraphy lessons, according to Snug Harbor.

"We are pleased to host this annual event which celebrates a variety of Asian cultures and heritage," said Snug Harbor CEO Lynn B. Kelly in a statement.

The festival will include a performance by the 14-year-old singer and actress Nina Sophia Mojares, and include a meet and greet session with her after her show.

The afternoon will center around the New York Chinese Scholar's Garden on the Snug Harbor grounds, and proceeds from the event will go towards its restoration.

The event aligns with several Asian Harvest festivals, including Japan's Fukushima Autumn, China's Zhonqiu Jie and Thailand's Loy Krathong Festival.

The Autumn Moon festival will be on Sept. 15, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Snug Harbor. General admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, children 5 and under are admitted free. For more information, visit Snug Harbor's website.

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