Mid-Autumn lights in Punggol East

ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

Punggol East residents on a mass lantern walk around the estate last night, as part of Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations. Hundreds of residents gathered to bond over mooncakes and traditional Chinese performances. The event was attended by Mr Charles Chong, who is MP and grassroots adviser for Punggol East. Towering over the festivities was a 7m-high lantern in the shape of a white rabbit. In Chinese mythology, the white rabbit is said to be the creature that lives on the moon.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 14, 2019, with the headline 'Mid-Autumn lights in Punggol East'. Print Edition | Subscribe