Cabramatta Moon Festival 2014

Cabramatta Moon Festival 2014

  • Posted: Sep 10, 2014
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This year’s Cabramatta Moon festival came to life in splashes of colour, market stalls, deliscious tradional street foods, rides and of course live performances by PopAsia performers and Dami Im!

PopAsia host Andy Trieu also spent most of the morning trying to get people to join us in our love for Asian pop by showing them Hyuna’s “Red”. It didn’t go all that well with everyone…

ABOUT 80,000 people flocked to Cabramatta on Sunday for Sydney’s largest Asian celebration — the Moon Festival.

Some of the activities included noodle eating, prawn peeling and moon cake eating contests, and traditional lion dancing, performances, culinary delights and a lantern parade led by a moon goddess, before a finale of colourful fireworks.

Crowds were also treated to a Vietnamese fresh spring roll competition, a fishing exhibition, performances by 2013 X Factor winner Dami Im, and former contestants Adrien Nookadu and Trill.

Lucky youngsters saw a live performance by TV characters Bananas in Pyjamas.

One of the highlights was Fairfield mayor Frank Carbone (below) being doused with a bucket of iced water after taking part in the ice bucket challenge for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS

 

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