Moon goddess to light up Chinatown

Craftsmen from China's Sichuan province working on a lantern in the shape of the Chinese moon goddess Chang'e, which will be the centrepiece of this year's Mid-Autumn Festival. It is among the lanterns designed by the faculty and students from Nanyan
ST PHOTO: MARCUS TAN

Craftsmen from China's Sichuan province working on a lantern in the shape of the Chinese moon goddess Chang'e, which will be the centrepiece of this year's Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations. It is among the lanterns designed by the faculty and students from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. More than 10,000 LED lights and 20,000m of LED light cables will be used to light up the lanterns. They will be on display from Sept 3 to 30 in New Bridge Road, Eu Tong Sen Street and South Bridge Road.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 13, 2016, with the headline 'Moon goddess to light up Chinatown'. Print Edition | Subscribe