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Kuching Mooncake Festival to comeback this 2022

The colourful Kuching Intercultural Mooncake Festival will be making a comeback this 2022.

According to The Borneo Post, Sept 1 is proposed as the first day of the festival.

This comes after the festival was cancelled for two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic in which Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to contain the virus had caused the event to be called off.

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With SOPs now less strict, the organisers of the festival, the Kuching Old Market Community Association is hopeful that the event can be held at Carpenter Street, marking the festival’s 19th edition.

Proposed dates for Kuching Intercultural Mooncake Festival 2022

The Borneo Post report mentioned that the proposed date for the festival is Sept 1 to 10, and there are plans to host a different guest-of-honour every night of the festival.

About 180 stalls are expected to operate during the 2022 edition of the festival.

It was also reported in the Borneo Post article that the festival organizers will make a formal announcement on the actual dates of the festival soon.

The festival is usually held from 5pm to 11pm daily during a specific month of September, in which it will see Carpenter Street turned into a pedestrian street with plenty of cultural activities and competitions lined up through the night.

Aside from that, there’s also food stalls and pop up stalls available during previous editions.

For more details on the on the Kuching Mooncake Festival, and also check out interesting Chinese related items, check out the link below.

Cyril Dason

Cyril Dason was born and currently lives in Kuching. He loves jungle trekking, clean rivers and chilling out with friends.

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